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Difficult to Fill HIE Jobs

Difficult to Fill HIE Jobs

Posted on07. Nov, 2014 by .

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AHIMA and HIMSS recently joined forces to do an HIE staffing survey. The survey found that Connectivity, Data Integrity and Data Integration positions were really difficult to fill. The survey also found that HIE’s were paying more for these positions. While this might sound like simple supply and demand, it’s more complex than that considering […]

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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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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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Applications Are Now Being Accepted For CHIME Scholarships

Applications Are Now Being Accepted For CHIME Scholarships

Posted on23. Jul, 2013 by .

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The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) created the CHIME Education Foundation as a charitable organization to support the educational development of the next generation of healthcare IT leaders. The Education Foundation provides scholarships and tuition assistance to CHIME members and future CIOs for attendance at a variety of educational conferences, events, and professional […]

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Million Hearts® Webinar

Million Hearts® Webinar

Posted on01. May, 2013 by .

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is hosting the Million Hearts® Webinar on May 7th in honor of National High Blood Pressure Education and Stroke Awareness months.  Leading experts will discuss how they are using the latest health IT tools to standardize and improve the delivery of care to reduce […]

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NeHC University Eclipses 25,000 Attendees

NeHC University Eclipses 25,000 Attendees

Posted on23. Apr, 2013 by .

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2013) – National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) today announced that it has educated over 25,000 stakeholders through its web-based education program, NeHC University. Since its inception in 2009, NeHC University has offered over 115 webinars on a wide array of topics directly impacting the health IT community. Taking concepts directly from NeHC’s […]

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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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Webinar:  Making Patient Engagement a CeRTainty

Webinar: Making Patient Engagement a CeRTainty

Posted on01. Jan, 2013 by .

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Originally presented on January 22, 2013 Here’s a link to the presentation slides, in case you missed it! COURSE DESCRIPTION: Healthcare is in transformation largely driven by new technology and the shift from pay for service to pay for performance. Quality and customer satisfaction are paramount to the success of any business, including healthcare. With […]

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You Are Invited to the Technology Crossroads Conference

You Are Invited to the Technology Crossroads Conference

Posted on09. Nov, 2012 by .

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As a member of the NeHC University Advisory Council, I am particularly excited to share information about the inaugural Technology Crossroads Conference.  This event is co-hosted by National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) and InfoComm on November 27-28, 2012 in Washington, DC, and will spotlight the accelerating growth and transformation of healthcare through the use of technology. […]

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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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