Tag Archives: certifications

Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Health IT Workforce Evolution: IT Trainer, Certified EMR Professional, Blog Author, and EHR School Owner – Really?

Posted on12. Dec, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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HIT Certification Webinar Series Continues!

HIT Certification Webinar Series Continues!

Posted on13. Sep, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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September Webinar Series Focusing On HIT Certifications

September Webinar Series Focusing On HIT Certifications

Posted on30. Aug, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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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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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 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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EMR Office Professional Certification Available

EMR Office Professional Certification Available

Posted on06. Mar, 2013 by .

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Certified EMR Office Professional (CEOP) The 4Med EMR Office Professional Certificate provides students with an in-depth understanding of electronic health records using self-paced online lessons, quizzes and exams as well as multimedia audio and video review. Participants also engage in hands-on workflow exercises utilizing a certified EMR/EHR application. The hands-on EMR exercises are designed to […]

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President/CEO of the Institute of Technology

President/CEO of the Institute of Technology

Posted on02. Mar, 2012 by .

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DACIA BETTS INTRODUCTION: My name is Dacia Betts, and I am the President/CEO of the Institute of Technology, based in St. Louis, Missouri. JOB DESCRIPTION: As President/CEO of the Institute of Technology, I focus on  Healthcare Informatics training for  individuals desiring to work in the Healthcare Information Technology field.  I initially provide potential students with […]

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ICD-10 Training and ICD-10 Consultant Certification Now Available Online!

ICD-10 Training and ICD-10 Consultant Certification Now Available Online!

Posted on07. Feb, 2012 by .

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First, some background info about ICD-10: ICD stands for “International Classification of Diseases,” and the 10 refers to the fact that the upcoming version is the 10th edition.  ICD-10 consists of two parts:  ICD-10-CM for diagnosis coding, and ICD-10-PCS for inpatient procedure coding.  Here’s where it gets a bit tricky.   ICD-10-CM is for use in […]

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