Archive for 'Career Paths'
Posted on17. Feb, 2017 by John Lynn.
I’ve been preparing for HIMSS next week and particularly my meetup at the HIMSS Career Fair, and I came to an important realization. A job in healthcare IT is a pretty great job. I’ve seen some early survey results from a healthcare IT job survey that Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company, will be releasing […]
Posted on19. Jan, 2017 by John Lynn.
I’m always fascinated by the discussion of trying to figure out if you want to follow your passion or earning potential in your career. This is not an easy choice and we all struggle with it in varying degrees. The real challenge it seems for many is that there’s not good alignment between passion and […]
Posted on15. Nov, 2016 by John Lynn.
After attending the CHIME Fall Forum in Phoenix, AZ, I came away with some great insights into the challenges hospital CIOs face. There is no doubt that security was top of mind for all of these healthcare CIOs. It’s fair to say that it’s probably the challenge that keeps most of them up at night. […]
Posted on13. Sep, 2016 by John Lynn.
Making use of data is what data engineers do. As more software creates more data, more companies will need more data engineers. But, according to a newly released report by Stitch and Galvanize, there are only 6,500 self-reported data engineers but more than 6,600 job openings in the San Francisco Bay area alone. That’s a […]
Posted on14. Jul, 2016 by John Lynn.
I recently had a hospital CIO share with me that he was having trouble filling is healthcare analytics jobs. Analytics jobs are extremely competitive in every market and finding someone with analytics and healthcare knowledge is extremely difficult. We have thousands of those healthcare analytics jobs listed on Healthcare IT Central. Plus, many jobs that […]
Posted on05. Jul, 2016 by John Lynn.
I’ve been talking to a lot of people lately about their careers. It’s always interesting to hear about people’s dreams for their careers. Some of them lack any sort of substance (ie. I just want to make a lot of money and never work again). That’s not a career. That’s a dream. However, most people […]
Posted on02. Jun, 2016 by John Lynn.
10 years ago if you said you had a job implementing an electronic medical record (EMR if you prefer, and yes this was before the EHR term became in vogue), you’d really be at the cutting edge of technology being implemented in healthcare. Was there anything better in healthcare technology at that time? Maybe robotic […]
Posted on26. May, 2016 by John Lynn.
I’ve been talking to a number of people lately who are considering career moves. Between my social media connections and my healthcare IT job board, this should come as no surprise to anyone. In most cases, these are people who have jobs that are looking for something different or better. Very few of them are […]
Posted on12. Apr, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
People judge on appearances. It would be nice if they did not, but the reality is that they do. That’s why the way your resume looks on the page is an important factor of resume writing. You could have all the facts written accurately and still be rejected because the reader is looking for something you are blind […]
Posted on23. Feb, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Most professional builders wouldn’t dream of starting on a project without a set of blueprints. The detailed drawings are essential to guiding the process of building so that no important factors are left out. The blueprints are examined, changed where potential problems are noted, and referred to during the entire process. Your career plans should […]
Posted on28. Jan, 2016 by John Lynn.
We’ve often talked about the tech world and the healthcare world and how they’re colliding all over the place in healthcare. We’ve had many discussions whether it’s easier to train someone from computer science or data analytics about healthcare or if it’s easier to train someone who knows healthcare about computer science and data analytics. […]