Tag Archives: healthcare IT

Tips For Getting Faster Service When Visiting An Urgent Care Facility Or An Emergency Room

Tips For Getting Faster Service When Visiting An Urgent Care Facility Or An Emergency Room

Posted on15. Aug, 2013 by .

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Getting rapid service when visiting an emergency room often requires people to have the most severe illnesses or injuries upon entering.  Sadly, those who are waiting for medical attention are frequently sidelined by the arrival of ambulances and walk-ins who have issues that are far more urgent than their own.  Sitting in hard-backed chairs for […]

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Staying Connected from Hospital to Home

Staying Connected from Hospital to Home

Posted on14. Jun, 2013 by .

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Now that we are entering into Meaningful Use Stage 2 , when we visit one of the many outstanding hospitals that are found across our country, we all see that technology is being used in every step of a patient’s care, from admission information and initial imaging tests to sharing diagnoses with the resident taking over […]

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Health IT Matters in Responding to Tragedy

Health IT Matters in Responding to Tragedy

Posted on15. May, 2013 by .

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Amid the destruction and the terror that took place at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, there was nothing greater than the exhibitions of human kindness and courage that we were privileged to witness both that day and in the days that followed. Medics and ordinary citizens rushing into a smoky […]

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Earth Friendly EMRs

Earth Friendly EMRs

Posted on06. May, 2013 by .

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With celebrations around our country for Earth Day just barely in our rear-view mirrors, many of you probably can share examples of how the care taking of our planet was discussed in your community organizations, in your office, or at your child’s school. But, it’s not just a holiday designated some forty years ago that […]

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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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Getting Beyond in Numbers in Electronic Medical Records

Getting Beyond in Numbers in Electronic Medical Records

Posted on28. Mar, 2013 by .

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So, you have heard that Health IT is a booming field and those who show great interest in your future financial security, like your parents or your spouse, have been urging you to consider joining its ranks. You have to admit, though, that the idea of staring at computers and breaking a person’s complex medical […]

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Does “The Office” Resemble Your Office?

Does “The Office” Resemble Your Office?

Posted on20. Mar, 2013 by .

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I don’t know how many of you have been following the characters on the show The Office for the past nine seasons, but their time on NBC is drawing to a close. Since I study and teach office environments for a living — specifically how you can navigate through one to achieve great professional success […]

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Rethinking Your Doctor’s Office

Rethinking Your Doctor’s Office

Posted on30. Jan, 2013 by .

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I find that discussions of placing technology in classrooms and technology in doctors’ exam rooms have some similarities. A teacher can hand the kids laptops for one research project a semester or create fancy PowerPoint presentations to accompany lectures just to be able to say that these innovations are being used, or she can integrate […]

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Health IT of 2012 Promises Exciting Opportunities in 2013

Health IT of 2012 Promises Exciting Opportunities in 2013

Posted on15. Jan, 2013 by .

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A new year is a time when many people are thinking about their careers and the goals they hope to meet . . . a promotion, a better office, perhaps even using those vacation days this year. Maybe January means reevaluating your professional path altogether. If you have been considering a change of course and […]

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When Passion Doesn’t Precede Profession

When Passion Doesn’t Precede Profession

Posted on05. Dec, 2012 by .

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a question we probably all have been hearing since kindergarten.  At that age, parents just think it’s adorable when their child answers, “A cowboy, doctor, and truck driver!”  As we get older, though, the pressure to answer that question with something definitive increases.  My […]

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Why Do You Do Healthcare IT?

Why Do You Do Healthcare IT?

Posted on28. Nov, 2012 by .

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What are the reasons that you selected your current career path?  What drives you to keep pushing through the muck of your job every hour of every day? Hopefully, this personal story from me will prompt you to spend time contemplating these questions and  then analyze whether you need to make adjustments to your career […]

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