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Strategies to Enhance Your Professional Profile – Join Us at #HIMSS17

Strategies to Enhance Your Professional Profile – Join Us at #HIMSS17

Posted on02. Feb, 2017 by .

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The big annual HIMSS conference in Orlando is only 17 days away.  For those not familiar with the event, it brings together 40,000-50,000 healthcare IT professionals in one location along with ~1300 vendors.  It’s a massive event and what I call the mecca of Healthcare IT. As part of the conference, HIMSS always has a […]

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Searching for a Health IT Job at the HIMSS Annual Conference

Searching for a Health IT Job at the HIMSS Annual Conference

Posted on25. Feb, 2016 by .

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The HIMSS 2016 Annual Conference is only 4 days away.  For those not familiar with the conference, it’s the largest coming together of healthcare IT professionals in the world.  Based on last years numbers there are likely to be ~50,000 health IT professionals descending upon Las Vegas for this conference.  Plus, I believe there will be […]

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Insights from #HealthITChicks Twitter Chat

Insights from #HealthITChicks Twitter Chat

Posted on18. Feb, 2016 by .

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This week’s #HealthITChicks chat was talking about making the most of networking at the HIMSS 2016 Annual conference in Las Vegas. A lot of great people were on the chat and offered insights into networking that I thought many in the Healthcare IT Today audience would enjoy. Here’s a few of the tweets that stood […]

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The State of the Healthcare IT and EHR Consulting Industry – A #HIMSS15 Perspective

The State of the Healthcare IT and EHR Consulting Industry – A #HIMSS15 Perspective

Posted on20. Apr, 2015 by .

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As I recover from a week in Chicago at the HIMSS annual conference I have a lot to chew on. I posted My Overall View of Healthcare IT coming out of HIMSS 2015 that might be of interest to many of you. I did approximately 30 meetings that week and that doesn’t count the dozen […]

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Baby Boomer Population’s Impact on Healthcare IT Jobs

Baby Boomer Population’s Impact on Healthcare IT Jobs

Posted on17. Apr, 2015 by .

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As I return back from HIMSS, I got this presentation titled Bye, Bye, Baby Boomers that really caught my eye. I wish I’d seen the full presentation. Maybe HIMSS will put out the video of the presentation. However, even the slides are really informative. The premise is basically that Baby Boomers will shortly be retiring […]

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Which Health IT Conferences Do You Attend?

Which Health IT Conferences Do You Attend?

Posted on17. Sep, 2014 by .

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The busy healthcare IT Fall conference season is upon us. It’s a real challenge to decide which conferences to attend because there are so many. I’ve told people that I could travel every day of the week to attend various healthcare IT and EHR conferences. People often ask me which events and conferences I’ll be […]

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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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How To Attend HIMSS13 Without Spending A Fortune

How To Attend HIMSS13 Without Spending A Fortune

Posted on12. Feb, 2013 by .

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With the annual HIMSS conference right around the corner, many Healthcare IT professionals are scrambling to figure out how to swing this significant time and financial investment.  I’m not talking about whooping it up in the Big Easy – just the necessities are expensive.  Let’s take the very best case scenario and look at the […]

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What Areas of HIT Are Easiest to Transition Into If Coming From Another Industry?

What Areas of HIT Are Easiest to Transition Into If Coming From Another Industry?

Posted on05. Oct, 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 3: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

Posted on03. Sep, 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 7: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion UIC […]

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How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

Posted on31. 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 6: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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