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Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Posted on23. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 1: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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Your Must-Do List

Your Must-Do List

Posted on03. Jul, 2012 by .

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Last month I wrote a post about the perils of of becoming a slave to your To-Do list.  Well, I have not changed my mind that we all need to divert our attention from the tactical items on our to-do list to make sure we are taking the time to smell a few roses, clear our […]

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HIMSS12 Top Ten Observation List

HIMSS12 Top Ten Observation List

Posted on29. Feb, 2012 by .

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My new and awesome employer, Impact Advisors, asked everyone from our team who attended HIMSS this year to write up a Top Ten Observations list to share with others in the firm. I had such a good time writing it up, that I thought I would post here for HealthcareITToday.com readers as well. 10) Viva […]

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Day 3 of HIMSS12 – Discussions, Dinner, and “Don’t Touch That!”

Day 3 of HIMSS12 – Discussions, Dinner, and “Don’t Touch That!”

Posted on27. Feb, 2012 by .

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Day 3 of HIMSS12.  In addition to several client meetings, this was the day of two big events that promised to be the most satisfying of the week from my perspective, and neither let me down.  Additionally, two fantastic meals were included  – bonus!  I just wish I had read the sign on the minibar.  […]

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Day 2 of HIMSS12 – Stilettos, Bed Sharing, and a Trip to Urgent Care

Day 2 of HIMSS12 – Stilettos, Bed Sharing, and a Trip to Urgent Care

Posted on24. Feb, 2012 by .

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It’s always good to have a plan, but you just never know where you’re going to end up at the end of the day. . . here’s the story. Gwen DarlingGwen Darling is the Founder of Healthcare IT Central (the leading online Career Center for Healthcare IT job seekers and employers), and the Editor/Founder of […]

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Day 1 of HIMSS12 – Lines, Lights, and Ladies’ Night!

Day 1 of HIMSS12 – Lines, Lights, and Ladies’ Night!

Posted on23. Feb, 2012 by .

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Each year I try to blog about my personal experiences at the HIMSS conference for Healthcare Informatics magazine, so that those who can’t make it can get a sense for what it’s all about. Day 1 was all about lines, light, and Ladies’ Night!  Here’s the story. Gwen DarlingGwen Darling is the Founder of Healthcare […]

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One For the Books…

One For the Books…

Posted on02. Dec, 2011 by .

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Wow does time fly. As of this writing, I am about half way through my third to last class with UIC’s online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program!  I still remember when I started back in January 2010, thinking that I’ll be in school forever; it sure doesn’t feel like that anymore! It […]

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Wondering How to Network? Find Healthcare IT Events Like This in Your Town

Wondering How to Network? Find Healthcare IT Events Like This in Your Town

Posted on27. Sep, 2011 by .

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When it comes to networking, the HIMSS organization presents GREAT opportunities. HIMSS puts on THE most popular yearly national healthcare IT conference each year with over 25,000 attendees and 800 exhibitors. (This year’s conference is in Las Vegas Feb 20-24). In addition to the national conference, HIMSS provides many local and virtual conferences as well.

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University of Illinois at Chicago Unveils Industry Insider Interviews

University of Illinois at Chicago Unveils Industry Insider Interviews

Posted on24. Jun, 2011 by .

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University of  Illinois at Chicago faculty and staff had the privilege of meeting and interviewing a variety of C-level healthcare IT industry professionals at the HIMSS11 Annual Conference and Exhibition. HIMSS11 took place February 21 –24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. During the last day of the conference, top industry professionals […]

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Duke University Hosts Second Annual Informatics Conference

Duke University Hosts Second Annual Informatics Conference

Posted on21. Apr, 2011 by .

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On April 27, 2011,  Duke University is hosting its Second Annual Informatics Conference entitled, “Business Intelligence in the Health Care Age.” This year’s conference will focus on the ever expanding use of business intelligence in both the healthcare and non-healthcare arenas; the adoption of meaningful use; and discussions on the business strategies which are required […]

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