Tag Archives: Education

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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I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!

I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!

Posted on01. Aug, 2013 by .

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As I have chronicled in my previous blogs, it’s been an interesting journey these past 5-6 years I’ve been successfully and gainfully engaged as an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) professional.  The adoption of EMRs / EHRs is a top healthcare facility priority and on the national forefront thanks in large part to the National Healthcare Reform […]

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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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Maintaining Marketability in a Changing HIT Market

Maintaining Marketability in a Changing HIT Market

Posted on12. Apr, 2013 by .

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“Market softness” can mean so many things depending on your perspective.  From an IT consultant’s viewpoint, you may be told that the market is soft if your employer does not have new engagements for you.  Yes, I see the lights slowly coming up and last call from behind the bar on the big EMR implementation […]

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Executive MBA’s: What’s the Value?

Executive MBA’s: What’s the Value?

Posted on04. Dec, 2012 by .

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Many executives who are looking for an opportunity to receive their Masters degree without impinging on their current responsibilities are turning to Executive MBA’s. These unique programs offer professionals a curriculum that fits neatly into their professional world. The programs are designed for a group setting and in most cases, a group of students will […]

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Your Must-Do List

Your Must-Do List

Posted on03. Jul, 2012 by .

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Last month I wrote a post about the perils of of becoming a slave to your To-Do list.  Well, I have not changed my mind that we all need to divert our attention from the tactical items on our to-do list to make sure we are taking the time to smell a few roses, clear our […]

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University of Illinois at Chicago Adds Online Bachelor of Science in HIM Degree

University of Illinois at Chicago Adds Online Bachelor of Science in HIM Degree

Posted on22. Jun, 2012 by .

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Many are familiar with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s fantastic graduate – level online health informatics programs, but to round out their curriculum, UIC is launching a fully online, distance learning Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) degree through its College of Applied Health Sciences! The first in-take of students for this […]

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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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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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When Did You Last Take a Test?!

When Did You Last Take a Test?!

Posted on10. Aug, 2011 by .

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So, dear readership, when is the last time you took a test? Oh I know it; I’m laughing, too. Hold up, didn’t I finish up taking exams when I finished college (Go Vandals!)?! Not in the Healthcare IT industry! We’ve got Masters and PhDs, MDs, RNs, CPHIMSS, MS, PMP, CPC, RHIA, AHIMA, certificates, etc, etc, […]

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Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics – Duke University

Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics – Duke University

Posted on12. Jun, 2011 by .

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RANDY SEARS Assistant Director, Master of Management in Clinical Informatics The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University Job Description Operational responsibility for the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics program. Responsible for recruiting including all marketing activities, admissions including managing the process, interviewing and evaluating applicants, preparing students for program start with preterm review materials […]

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