Archive for 'Off the Beaten Path'

Grab Your Calendar Before It’s Too Late

Grab Your Calendar Before It’s Too Late

Posted on11. Feb, 2016 by .

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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 […]

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Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by .

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I will admit that I never anticipated featuring Justin Bieber as a topic of a blog post. I am fairly confident in saying that his fan base is not comprised of the same people as my reading demographic. But, a recent article about Mr. Bieber’s onstage bout of illness and the lessons it has for […]

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The Artistic Side to IT, Make An EHR Pretty

The Artistic Side to IT, Make An EHR Pretty

Posted on16. Nov, 2012 by .

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If you consider yourself someone who can create a stunning visual piece, whether it be a portrait or a expertly laid-out brochure or even an outfit that is coordinated and fashion forward from top to bottom, perhaps the words “information technology” do not automatically hold great appeal to you.  You might associate “IT” with sitting […]

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Health IT Gets Pop Culture Cred

Health IT Gets Pop Culture Cred

Posted on17. Sep, 2012 by .

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Are you still not convinced that Health IT is a fascinating, cutting-edge field that deserves your consideration as you think about your professional options?  Well, then allow me to share this detail.  A recent innovation in the Health IT world, the first ingestible biomedical sensor to receive clearance from the Food and Drug Administration, was featured on The […]

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Using the Digital Age to Prepare for the Geriatric Age

Using the Digital Age to Prepare for the Geriatric Age

Posted on20. Jul, 2012 by .

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The world is getting older.  As a species, we are living longer than ever before.  Many of us now have grandparents who are still alive well into our own adulthood, the want ads for nurses who specialize in geriatric care can take up a whole page in the local paper, and Willard Scott needs more time every […]

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Talking Is, Like, Important, Sort Of

Talking Is, Like, Important, Sort Of

Posted on14. Nov, 2011 by .

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You show up to work on time or early every day. You are always dressed professionally, with necktie and socks coordination that no one could fault. You offer a firm handshake and remember names better than anyone else in your office. You offer great ideas to improve the company and make it more profitable. But, have you thought about the fact that the way you talk could, you know, hold you back in your career?

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When Searching For Healthcare IT Jobs, Don’t Overlook Behavioral Health!

When Searching For Healthcare IT Jobs, Don’t Overlook Behavioral Health!

Posted on13. Oct, 2011 by .

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In yet another boon for Healthcare IT jobs creation, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced this week it is awarding up to 29 new grants, totaling up to $25 million over three years, to expand use of health information technology to increase access to behavioral health services. According to the SAMHSA […]

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Text Messaging Madness…

Text Messaging Madness…

Posted on29. Mar, 2011 by .

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I’m not entirely sure as to how this subject will go over – but that’s never stopped me before. This, my friends is not a rant but a call of concern that’s been on my mind lately. The future of our country and the world will be in the hands of our youth and unlike […]

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Ode to Brown Dog – Best in Breed

Ode to Brown Dog – Best in Breed

Posted on15. Jul, 2010 by .

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When Gwen and I first started talking about this blog platform for Healthcare IT talent, we agreed the content needed to be focused exclusively on our industry. That’s exactly what we’ve done. Until now. I’d like to step outside of HCIT for just a moment (if I could) and tell you a very personal story about a […]

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When You Think “EHR” Do You Think . . . Teeth? Or Fido?

When You Think “EHR” Do You Think . . . Teeth? Or Fido?

Posted on22. Jun, 2010 by .

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I have been working in the Healthcare IT space for several years now, and consider myself to be quite knowledgeable about the industry.  In my role at Healthcare IT Central, I personally review and get to know each and every Healthcare IT job posting that is submitted, and work daily with both candidates and employers […]

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Off the Beaten Path – Healthcare IT PR

Off the Beaten Path – Healthcare IT PR

Posted on10. Feb, 2010 by .

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Today we launch a new series at Healthcare IT Today, “Off the Beaten Path,“ which features job opportunities in the Healthcare IT industry that are a bit . . . well. . . off the beaten path of what you might typically think of when you consider a career in Healthcare IT.  For our first […]

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