Archive for 'Career Paths'
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. […]
Posted on26. Jan, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Did you have a seasonal healthcare IT job over the holidays? Did you love that job and wish it could last longer? Now might be the time to ask if there are any openings in a full- or part-time position. Here’s why: You have been a part of the team as a temp worker, so […]
Posted on31. Dec, 2015 by John Lynn.
2015 was a really tumultuous year for many in the healthcare IT market. That is especially true for healthcare IT consultants. I know many healthcare IT consulting companies that couldn’t make the switch from being EHR staff augmentation companies to truly being consultants. We saw signs of this issue early on in 2015 where many […]
Posted on17. Dec, 2015 by John Lynn.
As I’ve shopped for Christmas presents for my children, I’ve thought a lot about the various presents I buy my son versus my daughter. While we could write a whole essay on the differences between boys and girls and the way society influences them, I’ve wondered if I’ve edged the other way where my daughter […]
Posted on03. Dec, 2015 by John Lynn.
I was recently talking with the Chief Innovation Officer at a major hospital system. In our discussion we talked about how he’d grown his organization from 130 to 270 employees over the last year. At most hospitals, you probably want to keep your head count down, but when you’re working on innovation, it’s a great […]
Posted on01. Dec, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
If you have recently completed military service and are looking for a new career, you might be surprised to find that your branch of the military has career resources and job search materials to help make your transition to civilian life easier. There are also many companies that specifically give hiring preferences to those individuals […]
Posted on19. Nov, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
If there was ever a time that people feel depressed about being unemployed, it’s in December. It’s tough to be out of work with the holidays looming and you find yourself short on cash. The good news is that this can be the best month to be hired for a new healthcare IT job. If […]
Posted on15. Oct, 2015 by John Lynn.
I’m a big fan of Dancing with the Stars including running a Dancing with the Stars blog. So, I was really excited to see this video of Julianne Hough (Dancing with the Stars Judge and Pro) talking about her perspective on redefining success. Thanks to Strayer University for putting the video together. The only thing […]
Posted on01. Oct, 2015 by John Lynn.
We’re seeing more and more opportunities for remote work throughout all of healthcare. Everyone’s seen a ton of it happening in the medical coding world. There are few if any large healthcare organizations that don’t have some sort of remote coding workforce. In the healthcare IT world we see remote work happening all the time […]
Posted on29. Sep, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Sometimes, all that is keeping you out of a c-level healthcare IT career is your online brand. Other times, it is your resume. Often, it is both! If it has been years since you tried to find another position, you need to understand that things have really changed. You may be great at the face-to-face […]
Posted on20. Aug, 2015 by John Lynn.
We all go through peaks and valleys in our career. It’s important to remember during all of the ups and downs of life and career that change isn’t always better. I learned this lesson early on in my career and it’s been a very important lesson for many aspects of my life. While change isn’t […]