Tag Archives: Epic

My View of the 2015 Healthcare IT Job Market

My View of the 2015 Healthcare IT Job Market

Posted on31. Dec, 2015 by .

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2015 was a really tumultuous year for many in the healthcare IT market. That is especially true for healthcare IT consultants. I know many healthcare IT consulting companies that couldn’t make the switch from being EHR staff augmentation companies to truly being consultants. We saw signs of this issue early on in 2015 where many […]

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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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Is It Time to Reconsider Being a FTE?

Is It Time to Reconsider Being a FTE?

Posted on19. Dec, 2014 by .

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As I look into my crystal ball, I see that if you are a consultant/contractor the time to consider full time employee status may be at hand.. In emerging markets, consultancy is usually more profitable than that of a FTE. Why? Because scarcity breeds high prices. As a market segment matures or is in a […]

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The Top Rated Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software is Free!

The Top Rated Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software is Free!

Posted on22. Oct, 2014 by .

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The Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) supports both ambulatory and inpatient care through its EHR known as Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), which was released in 1997. The VA’s CPRS was developed by utilizing Medscape’s open source, license free code. VistA is an enterprise-wide information system used throughout the United States Department […]

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Has There Been an EHR Consulting Slow Down?

Has There Been an EHR Consulting Slow Down?

Posted on22. Aug, 2014 by .

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I’ve written previously that the Golden Age of EHR is over and that we’re entering a much different era for EHR and healthcare IT. That’s going to change the dynamics of the healthcare IT career industry in general, but EHR consultants are likely going to be hit the most. While there are still plenty of […]

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Epic Salary and Bonuses

Epic Salary and Bonuses

Posted on11. Aug, 2014 by .

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There’s a really great post on reddit that outlines a former Epic employees salary and bonus schedule while working at Epic. Here’s his pay structure: Starting (June 2011): 60k Bonus (Holiday 2011): 8k Spot Bonus (Feb 2012): 1k TL Promotion (Mar 2012): No Raise/Bonus 🙁 Year 1 Raise (June 2012): 76k (18%) Bonus (Holiday 2012): […]

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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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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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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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NCAA March Madness “Final Four” – Meet The Health IT Workforce “Dream Teams”

NCAA March Madness “Final Four” – Meet The Health IT Workforce “Dream Teams”

Posted on01. Apr, 2013 by .

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68 college basketball teams meet, 67 games will be played, but only one team will win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship! The 2013 NCAA Men’s Division I basketball tournament is underway! The Final Four games are April 6. The National Championship game is April 8th. So what’s your NCAA “Bracket” looking like? The NCAA “Final […]

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Wanted:  Clinic Readiness Project Manager – Live Anywhere in US and Travel!

Wanted: Clinic Readiness Project Manager – Live Anywhere in US and Travel!

Posted on19. Mar, 2013 by .

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OFFERED BY:  CIPE CONSULTING GROUP A client in the Midwest is in need of a Clinic Readiness Project Manager to assist them as they implement Epic enterprise-wide. Position Summary: The Clinic Readiness Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that all implementation efforts are completed within project timelines, concluding with a successful go-live. Duties and Responsibilities: […]

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