Tag Archives: Epic certification

Shift to Value Everywhere – Including Your Career

Shift to Value Everywhere – Including Your Career

Posted on21. Sep, 2017 by .

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According to the consulting firm Aon Hewitt, you may not be getting a raise this year. Its survey found that businesses plan to keep their raise budgets fairly flat next year while shifting increased amounts of it toward performance-based pay — meaning only top performers would see significantly bigger paychecks. Companies plan to allot an […]

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How to Become Epic Certified

How to Become Epic Certified

Posted on17. Nov, 2015 by .

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Over the years covering the healthcare IT and EHR job market, our top posts on Healthcare IT Today have been around getting Epic Certification and Cerner Certification. In particular, this post about getting epic certified and this follow up post on epic certification have been extremely popular. If you’re in health care IT, then you’ve […]

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Healthcare IT Consultant Responsibilities

Healthcare IT Consultant Responsibilities

Posted on19. Nov, 2014 by .

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Earlier this week I received an alarming email from a consultant that I placed on contract numerous times back in my staffing agency days. Her email was lamenting that she had let her Epic certification lapse and was inquiring about what she should do. After recovering from my initial outrage (read more about that below), […]

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The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

The “12th Man” (For Health IT Jobs Placement)

Posted on07. Feb, 2014 by .

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An aspect of this year’s Super Bowl has encouraged me to relate my most recent observations about a valuable resource that can be utilized in this very competitive Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Health IT Workforce jobs market. The 12th man (Football – From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) or 12th player is a term for […]

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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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Question: Should You Consider A Career In Healthcare Information Technology?

Question: Should You Consider A Career In Healthcare Information Technology?

Posted on07. Jan, 2013 by .

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Healthcare is one of the largest industries in the U.S. and it continues to grow. To service this growing sector the federal government awarded $84 million in grants to create intensive Healthcare I.T. curricula citing the need for 50,000 new health care information technology jobs during the next five years. In addition, a survey of […]

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“I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!”: Happy Belated Birthday!

“I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!”: Happy Belated Birthday!

Posted on26. Jul, 2012 by .

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On July 2nd, 2010 I gave “birth” to my blog entitled – I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too! Wow – who knew what a tremendous response this little “baby” would create? Its been 2 years since this original post that has consistently and consecutively remained the top ‘Popular’ and most […]

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The Six Degrees of EMR Healthcare IT Consultants – It’s A Small World After All!

The Six Degrees of EMR Healthcare IT Consultants – It’s A Small World After All!

Posted on01. Nov, 2011 by .

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One of the MOST interesting things I have discovered is how there is a human connection to just about every hospital and/or clinic location I have been assigned over these past 7 years as a nationwide, traveling Electronic Medical Records (EMR)  Consultant. It’s like the Six degrees of separation and the game it’s based on, […]

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A “How To” Guide for EMR Vendor Certification – 2011 Webinar

A “How To” Guide for EMR Vendor Certification – 2011 Webinar

Posted on05. Apr, 2011 by .

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Epic Systems Corporation makes software for mid-size and large medical groups, hospitals, and integrated healthcare organizations – working with customers that include community hospitals, academic facilities, children’s organizations, safety net providers and multi-hospital systems.  Epic® has again been named the #1 Overall Software Vendor for 2010 by KLAS*. For their healthcare organization clients, Epic Systems provides […]

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