Archive for 'Recommended Reading'

Staying Up to Date With the Latest Healthcare IT News and Technologies

Staying Up to Date With the Latest Healthcare IT News and Technologies

Posted on21. Jul, 2016 by .

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Healthcare IT Today has been lucky over the past couple years to take part as a member of the Healthcare Scene blog network. It’s been great to offer great healthcare IT career resources to the readers of Healthcare Scene, but it’s also been great for Healthcare IT Today and Healthcare IT Central’s community to benefit […]

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Behavioral Interviewing, The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly – A Guide

Behavioral Interviewing, The Good, The Bad and the Really Ugly – A Guide

Posted on02. Mar, 2015 by .

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Behavioral Interviews(BI). I hate them.  That said, I think they are demeaning, age discriminatory and lead to conclusions that have no basis in reality.  If you are a candidate and you end up with a session run by HR you will be having a BI.  You absolutely need to be prepared.  If you are not, […]

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Data Science for Dummies Resource

Data Science for Dummies Resource

Posted on23. Feb, 2015 by .

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One of the biggest emerging markets for healthcare IT jobs is in the field of data science. In healthcare we often like to call it healthcare analytics or big data or some variation on those, but all of these generally fall under the broad concept of data science. The work available in these areas is […]

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Recommended Reading:  Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Recommended Reading: Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies

Posted on29. May, 2013 by .

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When we launched Healthcare IT Today back in February of 2010, I was tasked with recruiting a team of bloggers who could bring varied and fascinating perspectives to all things swirling around Healthcare IT workforce and career development.  One of the bloggers I recruited, Joshua Waldman, was not involved directly with Healthcare IT per se, […]

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Flip or Click the Page?

Flip or Click the Page?

Posted on25. Jan, 2012 by .

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I LOVE to read. Read, read, read, read, read. Sometimes I wish that instead of following my passion for Economics in college I had continued in my study and love of literature. I think back over this sometimes especially because I often feel that my field of study did not significantly impact my career path […]

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ARRA, Freakonomics and the Opportunity of a Lifetime!

ARRA, Freakonomics and the Opportunity of a Lifetime!

Posted on17. Jun, 2011 by .

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The Healthcare IT Vendor economic model is built upon vendors obtaining transactions with customers. However, customers do not need transactions, they need the latest functionality available with optimized workflow, maximized adoption and agile infrastructure.

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Book Review:  Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery

Book Review: Reengineering Health Care: A Manifesto for Radically Rethinking Health Care Delivery

Posted on14. Jun, 2011 by .

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I’ll be honest.  What initially prompted me to give this selection the #1 spot on my nightstand was the fact that it was coauthored by Harry Greenspun, MD, a colleague who previously shared a “Day in the Life” blog with us here at Healthcare IT Today, and who graciously agreed to participate in UIC’s interview […]

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EMR Book Review:  “Beyond Implementation”

EMR Book Review: “Beyond Implementation”

Posted on07. Mar, 2011 by .

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Like many of you I am sure , I have spent most of the time that I allocate for personal education getting smart on the intricacies of ARRA and EMR adoption. I could not wait to start writing this post to let you all know about THE BEST book that I have read on the topic.

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More Tips for “Game Changing” in 2011

More Tips for “Game Changing” in 2011

Posted on17. Jan, 2011 by .

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The most important game changing recommendation is to read at least 30 minutes every day without interruption. This exercise works to keeps our minds engaged and also helps us to keep up with the latest news, trends in your profession, or novel that several people in the office keep mentioning. I don’t think it really matters what you read; just give yourself that time each day with the written word.

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Lifelong Learners Make Great Employees!

Lifelong Learners Make Great Employees!

Posted on14. Dec, 2010 by .

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In my coaching, I regularly express the need for our brain to be challenged constantly. By introducing our mind to new concepts and working to improve on any variety of skills, we are putting ourselves on the path to higher brain function, greater ability for problem solving, and general self-improvement.

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Looking For A Career Tool That Will Evolve As You Do?  Consider the Kindle. . .

Looking For A Career Tool That Will Evolve As You Do? Consider the Kindle. . .

Posted on10. Dec, 2010 by .

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Maybe it’s because I was an English major and was fortunate enough to be exposed to many of the great classics found in the shadowy aisles of our ivy-covered university library.  Or perhaps it goes back much farther, since growing up in the 60s and 70s we had three TV channels, no Internet, and an […]

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