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Healthcare IT Jobs Are Great Jobs

Healthcare IT Jobs Are Great Jobs

Posted on17. Feb, 2017 by .

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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 […]

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The Balance of Passion and Earning Potential in Your Health IT Career

The Balance of Passion and Earning Potential in Your Health IT Career

Posted on19. Jan, 2017 by .

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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 […]

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Hiring and Retaining Healthcare Security Staff

Hiring and Retaining Healthcare Security Staff

Posted on15. Nov, 2016 by .

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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. […]

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Data Engineers are Becoming the Most In-demand Tech Job

Data Engineers are Becoming the Most In-demand Tech Job

Posted on13. Sep, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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Healthcare Analytics Jobs Are In Demand

Healthcare Analytics Jobs Are In Demand

Posted on14. Jul, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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If You Want Different Results You Have to Change

If You Want Different Results You Have to Change

Posted on05. Jul, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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Cutting-Edge Healthcare IT Jobs

Cutting-Edge Healthcare IT Jobs

Posted on02. Jun, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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Change Isn’t Always Better

Change Isn’t Always Better

Posted on26. May, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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When is a Status Symbol a Tool for Success?

When is a Status Symbol a Tool for Success?

Posted on12. Apr, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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Does Your Career Have A Blueprint?

Does Your Career Have A Blueprint?

Posted on23. Feb, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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When Healthcare and Computer Science Collide Infographic

When Healthcare and Computer Science Collide Infographic

Posted on28. Jan, 2016 by .

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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. […]

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