Archive for 'Consulting'
Posted on20. Oct, 2016 by John Lynn.
This week I’m on the road for 2 conferences in 2 cities. Then, I’m back for a week before being on the road for another 2 conferences in 2 cities. I’m not quite a road warrior like most healthcare IT consultants, but I’ve certainly learned my fair share about traveling. Here are some tips that […]
Posted on04. Aug, 2016 by John Lynn.
If we look back during the early days of meaningful use, it was the start of what I called the golden age of EHR. That was true of the EHR market, but also the market for EHR jobs. In 2013, I wrote that the golden age of EHR adoption was over. That was true for […]
Posted on28. Jun, 2016 by John Lynn.
In case you missed the news, Health Catalyst recently announced that they’re lifting client restrictions on solicitation and hiring Health Catalyst employees in their contracts. This comes after Health Catalyst had previously said it would not enforce the non-compete provisions on previous and future employee contracts. From the press release they say why they made […]
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 on11. Feb, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
That trade show or seminar might not be for a few months, but if you know it is coming, then you can put it in your calendar with the deadline for registry. Your career depends on being current, right? So plan for it. Very often, the notification for registry gets lost in the shuffle of […]
Posted on02. Feb, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Sometimes the combination of your job or your lack of job with all the details that have accumulated over the months comes crashing down and you get overwhelmed. This is common at the end of the year when you start to look around for financial papers in anticipation of tax season…plus the New Year’s Resolutions […]
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 on27. Aug, 2015 by John Lynn.
On every big EHR go live, one of the biggest expenses is your EHR consultants. Plus, it is a major logistical challenge to organize and track all of these EHR consultants on the project as well. It’s no wonder that so many EHR projects go over budget when you consider how complex it is to […]
Posted on21. May, 2015 by John Lynn.
We’ve written previously about the challenges to the healthcare IT and EHR consulting industry and also about areas of opportunity for healthcare IT consulting. I’m really interested to watch how this is going to evolve over the next couple of years. The decline in EHR and healthcare IT consulting has been interesting since we can […]
Posted on20. Apr, 2015 by John Lynn.
As I recover from a week in Chicago at the HIMSS annual conference I have a lot to chew on. I posted My Overall View of Healthcare IT coming out of HIMSS 2015 that might be of interest to many of you. I did approximately 30 meetings that week and that doesn’t count the dozen […]
Posted on27. Feb, 2015 by Paul Smith.
It may or may not be a great time for you to make a move but don’t let it become the biggest mistake you’ve ever made. If you are considering a move, like never before, you need to do your homework. Which company represents the greatest career opportunity for you? Who do you go with? […]