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Wanted:  Healthcare Consulting Senior Principal – Optimization

Wanted: Healthcare Consulting Senior Principal – Optimization

Posted on12. May, 2014 by .

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OFFERED BY: DELL Dell is currently looking for a Senior Principal to join their Healthcare Provider Management Consulting Team to lead their Optimization efforts. This role requires 75% travel to client locations throughout the United States. Role Responsibilities –          Practice leader driving the growth of our implementation and optimization efforts of clinical information systems to […]

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Consultant Travel on the Cheap

Consultant Travel on the Cheap

Posted on04. Mar, 2014 by .

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Travel has been on my mind quite a bit lately for two reasons. The first is that my husband and I just returned from a trip to Iceland where we hiked on a glacier, visited the meeting point of the North American and European tectonic plates, and swam in the Blue Lagoon. Check out our […]

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What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

What It’s Like to Have a Happyologist

Posted on18. Feb, 2014 by .

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Oh yeah, you read that right. My firm, the awesome Best in KLAS award winner Impact Advisors, is so dedicated to maintaining and growing our internal culture that we have a Happyologist on staff. His official title is actually Director of Firm Culture and Associate Satisfaction, but “Happyologist” lends way more street cred. Check him […]

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The Perks of Healthcare IT Consulting

The Perks of Healthcare IT Consulting

Posted on29. Nov, 2013 by .

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My latest Internet obsession is, without a doubt, BuzzFeed. How does one not fawn over cute cat gifs at least once a day? However, don’t be fooled, my cat is the cutest cat on Earth. She’s pictured in this blog post. Enjoy the cuteness. 😉 Over the weekend, I came across this BuzzFeed post about […]

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Healthcare Career Search Resolutions

Healthcare Career Search Resolutions

Posted on25. Oct, 2013 by .

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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 […]

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Where To Get Your Healthcare IT Contracts And What To Avoid

Where To Get Your Healthcare IT Contracts And What To Avoid

Posted on20. Oct, 2013 by .

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If you are considering getting into healthcare IT consulting as a contractor, something you obviously have to be prepared for is getting new contracts. Depending on the length of the projects you are on, you may look for new contracts from one to three times a year on average. Unless you have built your own […]

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Is the Epic Consulting Market Softening?

Is the Epic Consulting Market Softening?

Posted on09. Oct, 2013 by .

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Dare I ask the question . . . is the Epic consulting market softening? Beginning to soften? Or maybe it’s a melted stick of butter at the end of summer picnic in mid-August that never got scooped up for the corn on the cob? Alright, that last one might be a little extreme; but over […]

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Challenges In Breaking Away From Your Consulting Firm To Go Into Contracting

Challenges In Breaking Away From Your Consulting Firm To Go Into Contracting

Posted on06. Oct, 2013 by .

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Breaking Away From Your Firm When you’re the employee of a consulting firm thinking about getting into contracting, one of the challenges you will face is your ability to break away from that consulting firm in a smooth manner. The Majority of Consultants Most people that I talk to don’t want to leave a consulting […]

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How To Have A Smooth Transition From One Contract To The Next

How To Have A Smooth Transition From One Contract To The Next

Posted on09. Sep, 2013 by .

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As a contract consultant, every six to twelve months on average you are going to have to transition off one contract and start another.  From time to time this can be difficult to manage.  The challenge at times is when you have 30 days left on your current contract and a new 1 year contract […]

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Will Your Firm Find Your Next Contract?

Will Your Firm Find Your Next Contract?

Posted on05. Aug, 2013 by .

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In past posts, I have discussed the difference between firms that hire consultants and those that place consultants on a contract basis.  There are firms that hire consultants as a salaried employee and pay them whether they are working or not (bench time), and firms that bring on a consultant and pay them hourly for […]

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Finding Your Next Engagement: Five Firms Working at 10% or One Firm Working at 80%?

Finding Your Next Engagement: Five Firms Working at 10% or One Firm Working at 80%?

Posted on17. Jul, 2013 by .

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If a consulting firm hires salaried employees they are going to make an effort to have projects available for them when they are nearing completion of their current assignments.  They do this because if the firm does not have a project for their employee, the person will become a pure expense until a project can […]

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