Archive for 'Day in the Life'
Posted on03. May, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Here is a sad truth: some people never really leave high school. Even as adults you will still find them hanging out and spreading the latest gossip with their friends. The problem is that no matter how they go about it, a workplace gossip is absolutely killing their own career. It is one thing to […]
Posted on26. Apr, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
Sometimes your salary isn’t paying quite enough to cover all you wish it could. Maybe you got promoted to a position that looks good on your resume but your paycheck doesn’t reflect those long hours you are putting in. You could have been offered benefits that you truly need (medical insurance, for instance), and on […]
Posted on01. Mar, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
In 2013, a young woman named Mita Duran died after one of the too-frequent 30-hour work days she put in as a copywriter for an international ad agency. The comments on this story number in the thousands; some fault the energy drinks she was consuming to stay awake, some fault the work culture that expects […]
Posted on29. Dec, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
The kids are in their jammies, jumping up and down while screaming in delight, “Snow day! School’s closed! YAY!” The babysitter calls to say she can’t get out of her driveway. When you look outside, you don’t even want to attempt getting to work. This has been a regular thing at my house. The kids […]
Posted on06. Oct, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
That may sound like a dumb question, but it really is one designed to make you think. A job gives you a paycheck to be able to do things like buy groceries, pay bills, and support your child’s activities. That is not a bad reason to have a job. In fact, I’d say it is […]
Posted on22. Dec, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
It would be a fantasy – but wouldn’t it be nice if the holiday season went in an orderly fashion, one event to the next, with perfect orbs of celebration repeating themselves in different colors. What really happens is more like the whirlwind of leaves or snowflakes spiraling beyond control because there is very little […]
Posted on13. Feb, 2014 by Guest Blogger.
FERNANDO MESA CTO, Enterprise Sector MarkLogic Corporation INTRODUCTION: I’m responsible for the creation, communication and implementation of the technical vision and strategy for the company in the Healthcare and Life Sciences space. I spend a large part of my time working with Fortune 500 clients on large-scale software implementations that require deep experience in Big […]
Posted on02. Mar, 2012 by Guest Blogger.
DACIA BETTS INTRODUCTION: My name is Dacia Betts, and I am the President/CEO of the Institute of Technology, based in St. Louis, Missouri. JOB DESCRIPTION: As President/CEO of the Institute of Technology, I focus on Healthcare Informatics training for individuals desiring to work in the Healthcare Information Technology field. I initially provide potential students with […]
Posted on01. Dec, 2011 by Gwen Darling.
If you’re a regular reader of Healthcare IT Today, then you’ve probably run across our popular “Day In The Life” series (and if you’re not, welcome)! As the Healthcare IT industry continues to explode, so will the number of job descriptions it will take to handle the load. And as more and more professionals contemplate […]
Posted on12. Jun, 2011 by Guest Blogger.
RANDY SEARS Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Job Description Operational responsibility for the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics program. Responsible for recruiting including all marketing activities, admissions including managing the process, interviewing and evaluating applicants, preparing students for program start with preterm review materials […]
Posted on12. Apr, 2011 by Guest Blogger.
RHONDA MORGENSTERN Independent EMR/EHR Implementation Specialist Philadelphia, PA INTRODUCTION: My Name is Rhonda Morgenstern (No relation to Rhoda from the 70s! 😉 I am an independent EMR\EHR Implementation Specialist. I have had the privilege of working for more than 20 Health Care systems in the past 6 years. JOB DESCRIPTION: As an independent consultant serving the […]