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Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity:  Certified EHR Management Professional (CEMP)

Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity: Certified EHR Management Professional (CEMP)

Posted on11. Jul, 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 […]

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Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity:  Certified EHR Office Professional (CEOP)

Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity: Certified EHR Office Professional (CEOP)

Posted on10. Jul, 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 […]

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Hospital Evidence Based Staffing: Staff for How Many People You Have in the Hospital

Hospital Evidence Based Staffing: Staff for How Many People You Have in the Hospital

Posted on01. Jul, 2013 by .

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One of the largest problems in modern healthcare administration is the development of staffing methodology that keeps patients and professionals happy while keeping expenses low. Understaffing has been tied to increased patient mortality by countless studies. A low ratio of nurses and doctors to patients often results in poor patient outcomes, including extended hospital stays, […]

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The Undeniable Importance of Certifications in HIT (and How to Get Them)

The Undeniable Importance of Certifications in HIT (and How to Get Them)

Posted on26. Jun, 2013 by .

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That’s great, but are they certified?  If I had a dollar for every time a recruiter asked me this question about a potential candidate, I’d be . . . well I wouldn’t be here telling you about it, most likely (think raft with a drink holder kind of situation).   It’s no secret than an Epic […]

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Healthcare IT Today Blogger Shirley Corsey Founds Online Healthcare IT Workforce Training School

Healthcare IT Today Blogger Shirley Corsey Founds Online Healthcare IT Workforce Training School

Posted on07. Jun, 2013 by .

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Healthcare Information Technology School of New Jersey (HITSNJ) founder, Shirley Corsey has over 25 years of Health Information Technology experience that includes her focus these past 7 years with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) vendor ~ Epic® Systems, Inc. clinical applications software. Shirley is an independent Health IT consultant and has acquired three (3)  Epic® EMR certifications […]

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Online Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Course (Discount Available)

Online Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Course (Discount Available)

Posted on24. May, 2013 by .

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The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, from The Project Management Institute (PMI), is one of the most valued credentials in project management. It helps assure employers that holders are committed to project management, and can take responsibility for all aspects of a project for its entire lifespan. Furthermore, PMP certified individuals are expected to be […]

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Online EMR-Related Certifications, Training, and CEUs Available From CareerBoss

Online EMR-Related Certifications, Training, and CEUs Available From CareerBoss

Posted on03. May, 2013 by .

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The lack of certifications and/or training is often the one thing standing in the way between professionals and the career they desire.  Many are “faking it” when it comes to certain software programs or proficiencies, dreading the day when their cover is blown.  But it’s difficult to work full-time and attend traditional training courses that […]

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UIC’s Online Master of Science in Health Informatics “Inside Look” Webinar – Recording Available

UIC’s Online Master of Science in Health Informatics “Inside Look” Webinar – Recording Available

Posted on21. Mar, 2013 by .

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Earlier this week, the University of Illinois at Chicago conducted an “Inside Look” Webinar, featuring a panel consisting of faculty, graduates, current students, and enrollment advisors.  The hour-long presentation was short on fluff and got straight to the point – answering the specific questions that most prospective students need answered before considering this career investment.  […]

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The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

Posted on22. Feb, 2013 by .

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This semester I’m taking two classes, one which I’ve been looking forward to since I started the HI Master’s program at UIC. I’m taking an independent study course in which I’ll write a 3o-page paper on a health informatics topic of my choice. I’m working with my independent study adviser Andrew D. Boyd, MD Assistant […]

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Failure, Finances, and APA Format

Failure, Finances, and APA Format

Posted on24. Jan, 2013 by .

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Barriers, Resistance, and Challenges As mentioned in my previous blog entry, my own personal barriers and resistance to changing my life and going back to school revolved around three main issues: the fear of failure, financial constraints, APA format, and of course the major challenges of keeping focused and time management.  My mother has always […]

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Where Do I Go From Here?

Where Do I Go From Here?

Posted on03. Jan, 2013 by .

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Last time, just before Thanksgiving, I wrote a post about my concerns with how to move forward in health informatics. Coincidentally, the class I was taking at the time BHIS 530 Topics in Health Informatics included a unit about this specific concern. So, I’ll cheat a bit today and post the response I wrote for that […]

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