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Contracting as a Generalist or Specialist

Contracting as a Generalist or Specialist

Posted on21. Nov, 2012 by .

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When you’re in consulting you are offering your knowledge and skills as a service to organizations that are in need of that specific expertise. Many times in speaking with consultants their number one fear is that they will not be able to find their next contract. It’s natural for someone facing that situation to look […]

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HIT Staffing vs. Consulting Firms – Going for the Gold!

HIT Staffing vs. Consulting Firms – Going for the Gold!

Posted on08. Aug, 2012 by .

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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, England have put on some great competitions for America’s athletes. Have you been watching? My husband and I are all ‘red, white, and blue’ crazy about this event along with most of the media build up prior and during these games. We were all “hyped-up” and looked forward to some […]

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Ready, Set, Go-Live (a.k.a. All the buzz around an EMR activation “beehive”!)

Ready, Set, Go-Live (a.k.a. All the buzz around an EMR activation “beehive”!)

Posted on23. May, 2012 by .

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A few weeks ago in my last post Location, Location, Location – A Traveling Healthcare IT Consultant’s Life from a Road’s View – I shared with my readers some of the tasks I had been completing for my current Electronic Medical Records (EMR) contract assignment. This work was in preparation of this heath-care facility’s scheduled EMR Implementation “Go-Live” (this is the […]

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To The Rescue! – Healthcare IT “Pararescue Jumpers”

To The Rescue! – Healthcare IT “Pararescue Jumpers”

Posted on16. Feb, 2012 by .

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Pararescuemen are United States Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command operatives tasked with recovery and medical treatment of personnel in humanitarian and combat environments. They are the only members of the DoD specifically organized, trained and equipped to conduct personnel recovery operations in hostile or denied areas as a primary mission. Also […]

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Changing Your Healthcare IT Sellable Skill Set

Changing Your Healthcare IT Sellable Skill Set

Posted on25. Nov, 2011 by .

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As a consultant, you need to know your sellable skill set or knowledge base.  And just as importantly, you have to be able to package yourself in a way that the people who are buying your services will be comfortable in engaging you. I decided to write this particular post because of the same question […]

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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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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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EMR/EHR Implementation…“It takes a [Healthcare Information Technology] Village!”

EMR/EHR Implementation…“It takes a [Healthcare Information Technology] Village!”

Posted on22. Sep, 2010 by .

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Currently I’m part of an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Implementation staff for which we are implementing Epic® Systems, Inc. EMR for several Ambulatory specialty clinics such as Cardiology, Surgery, and Orthopedics. Our staff consists of project managers, clinicians, IT staff, experienced  EMR vendor certified consultants such as me, as well as recently certified full-time employees…believe me we […]

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