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Duke University Graduates Inaugural MMCi Class

Duke University Graduates Inaugural MMCi Class

Posted on18. May, 2011 by .

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On May 13, 2011, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business held graduation ceremonies for the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) inaugural class, consisting of students from all over the world who came to Duke for a challenging, intensive, but ultimately rewarding 10-month program.  The one-year Management in Clinical Informatics program is the only […]

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Duke University Hosts Second Annual Informatics Conference

Duke University Hosts Second Annual Informatics Conference

Posted on21. Apr, 2011 by .

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On April 27, 2011,  Duke University is hosting its Second Annual Informatics Conference entitled, “Business Intelligence in the Health Care Age.” This year’s conference will focus on the ever expanding use of business intelligence in both the healthcare and non-healthcare arenas; the adoption of meaningful use; and discussions on the business strategies which are required […]

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Whether on the Road or in the Air, HIT is Everywhere…

Whether on the Road or in the Air, HIT is Everywhere…

Posted on28. Mar, 2011 by .

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First and foremost, I need to apologize for my disappearing act, as it’s been well over two months since my last post!  This is perhaps the busiest I’ve ever been in my life.  I often joke with my fiancée that rarely has there been a time in either of our lives where our entire year […]

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Healthcare IT Job Seekers, “To HIMSS Or Not To HIMSS” – Is That The Question?

Healthcare IT Job Seekers, “To HIMSS Or Not To HIMSS” – Is That The Question?

Posted on28. Jan, 2011 by .

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About two weeks ago, that ‘ole  familiar question started to appear with increased frequency.  Via email, by phone, thru Twitter and LinkedIn, here it came.  There were a few variations on the theme, but for the most part the question is the same as it was last year about this time, and the year before […]

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Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Student Diary – Meet Justin Wiley!

Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics Student Diary – Meet Justin Wiley!

Posted on21. Jan, 2011 by .

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Introduction My name is Justin Wiley, and I am a student in Duke’s Business Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) program at the Fuqua School of Business.  MMCi is a new program at Duke, and I am excited to be a part of it, and to have the opportunity to share my experiences with […]

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Snowed In, Yet Still Attending Class at UIC!

Snowed In, Yet Still Attending Class at UIC!

Posted on14. Jan, 2011 by .

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What a way to start the new year! Last Sunday evening marked the beginning of what has become known as the “Blizzard of 2011” for the southern part of the country.  Before it all started,  I was skeptical; maybe it’s because I’m originally from the Midwest, but it’s usually laughable when it snows in these […]

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Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Posted on10. Jan, 2011 by .

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Yes, I just love the New Year! After the end of last year’s holidays and all the New Year’s Eve hoopla, here we are in the first weeks of the New Year. While some folks get the post holidays blues, I have always, always loved January…maybe because since I was a little girl, I knew […]

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Lifelong Learners Make Great Employees!

Lifelong Learners Make Great Employees!

Posted on14. Dec, 2010 by .

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In my coaching, I regularly express the need for our brain to be challenged constantly. By introducing our mind to new concepts and working to improve on any variety of skills, we are putting ourselves on the path to higher brain function, greater ability for problem solving, and general self-improvement.

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A Meeting of the Student Minds – UIC Business Communications Onsite Requirement in Chicago, IL

A Meeting of the Student Minds – UIC Business Communications Onsite Requirement in Chicago, IL

Posted on13. Dec, 2010 by .

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Monday, 12/6 (Day 1 of 2) Sitting in a room with all of my classmates, I nervously sipped my water, hoping that it would ease my stress.  Surely the weather from the previous weekend hadn’t helped everyone’s travel plans.  I remember hearing on the radio during the cab ride over: ‘and in weather news today… […]

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“I Got Certified…”  A Gift of a Blog That Keeps on Giving!

“I Got Certified…” A Gift of a Blog That Keeps on Giving!

Posted on06. Dec, 2010 by .

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Five months ago (July 2nd 2010), I wrote and posted a blog entitled – “I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs,  You Can Too!” Many, many responses to this blog have been posted and I have done my best to respond to each reply. Since we are now in the holiday season, this seems like a good time to […]

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Word from the ONC: The Health IT Workforce Development Program: Help Is on the Way

Word from the ONC: The Health IT Workforce Development Program: Help Is on the Way

Posted on13. Oct, 2010 by .

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Taken directly from the ONC site – Letter #19 from Dr. David Blumenthal: A Message from Dr. David Blumenthal, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology October 12, 2010 When I talk with health professionals around the country about health information technology (health IT), they tell me they’re worried about a lack of technical support […]

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