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What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

Posted on30. 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 5: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

Posted on29. 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 4: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Posted on27. 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 2: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion Are […]

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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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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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ICD-10 “Snooze” Debate at HIMSS12

ICD-10 “Snooze” Debate at HIMSS12

Posted on22. Feb, 2012 by .

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To summarize my observations on the delay at HIMSS12, there is CLEARLY a difference of opinion between the IT and coding communities (HIMSS, AHIMA, etc.) and the Physicians. IT is strongly saying MOVE FORWARD with Oct 1 2013. Physicians are saying WE ARE NOT READY.

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HIMSS 12 – Here We Go!

HIMSS 12 – Here We Go!

Posted on20. Feb, 2012 by .

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Today marks the opening of the Healthcare IT industry’s annual HIMSS conference, and I am getting ready to head to the airport to join the approximately 36,999 other colleagues in Las Vegas!  I’ll be blogging from the conference, but wanted to share a post I wrote for Healthcare Informatics magazine last week about the “4 […]

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You Are Invited!  UIC Hosts “Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment” HIMSS12 Luncheon

You Are Invited! UIC Hosts “Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment” HIMSS12 Luncheon

Posted on27. Jan, 2012 by .

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You are hereby cordially invited to: University of Illinois at Chicago’s HIMSS12 Luncheon & Round Table Discussion As jobs in the health informatics industry continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. With that in mind, we are facilitating a round table discussion & luncheon at HIMSS12 […]

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