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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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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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The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by .

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An aspect of this year’s Super Bowl has encouraged me to relate my most recent observations about a valuable resource that can be utilized in this very competitive Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Health IT Workforce jobs market. The 12th man (Football – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) or 12th player is a term for […]

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Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Posted on12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Since 2010, here at Healthcare IT Today, I’ve been blogging about my experiences as an EMR Vendor (Epic) Certified professional, chronicling my almost decade long journey. First of all, I had no idea I had any professional writing skills, but to my surprise as I authored each of my postings (many thanks to Gwen Darling’s […]

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Why I Founded the Healthcare IT School of New Jersey

Why I Founded the Healthcare IT School of New Jersey

Posted on08. Nov, 2013 by .

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As the nation moves toward industry-wide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a shortage of about 50,000 qualified health IT workers to meet the needs of hospitals and healthcare affiliates. In spite of the nationwide college and university level HIT courses and even the US Government sponsored Health IT […]

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Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity:  Certificate of ICD-10-CM Coding Proficiency (CICP)

Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity: Certificate of ICD-10-CM Coding Proficiency (CICP)

Posted on01. Nov, 2013 by .

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4Medapproved recently launched a series of healthcare IT certification opportunities, providing a convenient, affordable, online option for professionals who wish to either transition to the healthcare IT industry, or add to their existing knowledge and credentials.  Training offered by 4Medapproved is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals with practical lessons that apply to real-world health […]

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HIT Certification Webinar Series Continues!

HIT Certification Webinar Series Continues!

Posted on13. Sep, 2013 by .

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This month, we’ve lined up a series of four 30-minute Webinars with 4Medapproved, each featuring an overview of one of their online HIT courses.  In case you’re not familiar with 4Med, their online curriculum is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals for education in Health IT, HIPAA compliance, Meaningful Use, EHR proficiency, and […]

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September Webinar Series Focusing On HIT Certifications

September Webinar Series Focusing On HIT Certifications

Posted on30. Aug, 2013 by .

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For the past several months, Healthcare IT Central has teamed up with 4Medapproved to help spread the word about their certification programs for HIT professionals.  In exchange for our help, we’re able to offer a 20% discount to our community (that’s you) on any of the courses in their catalog.  (Simply enter HITC in the […]

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New Meaningful Use Certification Course Now Available

New Meaningful Use Certification Course Now Available

Posted on28. Aug, 2013 by .

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Certified Program Provides Online Training on Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements 4Medapproved, a leading provider of online education and certification resources for providers and professionals in all stages of the health IT implementation process, has announced its latest course offering, Certified Meaningful Use Professional (CMUP). The 4Medtraining approach offers high-quality online, self-paced […]

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University of Illinois at Chicago Informatics Graduates – Where Are They Now?

University of Illinois at Chicago Informatics Graduates – Where Are They Now?

Posted on23. Aug, 2013 by .

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On May 9, 2013, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) held commencement ceremonies for 117 graduates from three UIC online Health Informatics degree programs: Master of Science in Health Informatics – 87 graduates Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Informatics – 17 graduates Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in HIM – 13 graduates In and of itself this accomplishment […]

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Looking For HIT Job Security?  Consider Medical Coding – It May Not Be Sexy But It’s Stable

Looking For HIT Job Security? Consider Medical Coding – It May Not Be Sexy But It’s Stable

Posted on14. Aug, 2013 by .

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Lately I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about a segment of the healthcare IT industry that doesn’t seem to get as much attention as some of the more customer-facing HIT roles, but it’s just as important.  Can you guess what it is?  The upcoming transition to ICD-10 (a HUGE undertaking), has presented a significant […]

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