Archive for 'Education'
Posted on13. Jun, 2014 by John Lynn.
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 […]
Posted on16. May, 2014 by John Lynn.
My sister in law recently told me that she was in a medical education program and that she had the option to add on an EHR certificate as well. She asked me if I thought that getting the EHR certificate would help her get a job. While not all certificates are created equal, my response […]
Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by Shirley Corsey.
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 […]
Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?
Posted on12. Dec, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
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 […]
Posted on08. Nov, 2013 by Shirley Corsey.
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 […]
Posted on01. Nov, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on25. Oct, 2013 by Cassie Sturdevant.
For many years, I’ve been asked, “How do I break into healthcare?” Here are four potential resolutions for your healthcare career search: 1) If you are seeking out an initial career in healthcare, consider becoming a nurse or other clinical provider! Even if your long term career goals include aspirations such as healthcare administration, to […]
Posted on13. Sep, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on30. Aug, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on28. Aug, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]
Posted on23. Aug, 2013 by Gwen Darling.
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 […]