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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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Staying Up to Date With the Latest Healthcare IT News and Technologies

Staying Up to Date With the Latest Healthcare IT News and Technologies

Posted on21. Jul, 2016 by .

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Healthcare IT Today has been lucky over the past couple years to take part as a member of the Healthcare Scene blog network. It’s been great to offer great healthcare IT career resources to the readers of Healthcare Scene, but it’s also been great for Healthcare IT Today and Healthcare IT Central’s community to benefit […]

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Become a PQRS/CQM/MIPS Project Manager in 4 Hours

Become a PQRS/CQM/MIPS Project Manager in 4 Hours

Posted on19. Jul, 2016 by .

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The biggest thing to impact health IT since meaningful use is the new MACRA regulation. In fact, the MACRA regulation stops the SGR fixed that was required annually and rolls in a number of major healthcare programs into one “streamlined” program. If you’re not aware of MACRA, you need to learn. MACRA rolls up the […]

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Patient Engagement: Rethinking Web

Posted on26. Feb, 2016 by .

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Effective patient engagement assumes mutual dedication. Although patients do care about their health, they still need some encouragement to get fully involved in their well-being activities. And healthcare organizations are there to offer a helping hand by providing more health information as well as promoting awareness and responsible behavior. No wonder that patient engagement has […]

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Hiring Non-Medical Trained People in Health Care IT

Hiring Non-Medical Trained People in Health Care IT

Posted on03. Dec, 2015 by .

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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 […]

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ICD-10 Training and Certification

ICD-10 Training and Certification

Posted on11. Jun, 2015 by .

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The ICD-10 deadline (Oct 1, 2015) is quickly approaching. While Congress could still intervene again and delay ICD-10, it looks like ICD-10 is going to go forward. Even Congress has switched from trying to get a full delay to possibly providing some relief to those who have issues implementing ICD-10. I think that’s a sure […]

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Healthcare Informatics Programs

Healthcare Informatics Programs

Posted on06. Aug, 2014 by .

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Having the best health IT job board in the industry means we get to work with a lot of amazing people and companies. It’s seriously an honor to help so many people in their job search. Not to mention helping companies “get the right people on the bus.” We just passed 12,000 active resumes in […]

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Value of ONC Health IT Workforce Program

Value of ONC Health IT Workforce Program

Posted on30. Jun, 2014 by .

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I previously wrote about the value (or lack therof) of an EHR certificate when searching for a health IT job. With that in mind I thought it would be interesting to take a minute to look at the millions of dollars that the government put into the ONC Health IT Workforce Program. For those who […]

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Beacon, Beaker, Bridges, Oh My!

Beacon, Beaker, Bridges, Oh My!

Posted on23. Jun, 2014 by .

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Newcomers to the Healthcare IT industry are introduced to jargon and acronyms from every angle (ONC, EMR, ICD-10, MU), but where it can really get confusing is when it comes to the names of the individual software modules, in particular those of Epic Systems.  They don’t call it “Epic” Systems for nothing – the number […]

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A Recruiting Perspective on Continued Health IT Education

A Recruiting Perspective on Continued Health IT Education

Posted on18. Jun, 2014 by .

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The following is a guest blog post by Neil Pascarella, hiring manager at Stoltenberg Consulting. In our industry survey conducted at the HIMSS14 annual conference, 50 percent of respondents claimed a lack of resources as the biggest barrier to achieving meaningful use. In order to make up for this lack of resources, health IT professionals need […]

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ONC’s New Free Health IT Course

ONC’s New Free Health IT Course

Posted on13. Jun, 2014 by .

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ONC has recently released a set of free Healthcare IT courses. I haven’t had a chance to look over the courses myself, but I thought I’d share them with the larger Healthcare IT Today community to evaluate whether they’re worth the time or not. At least at the low price of free, it makes it […]

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