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When Healthcare and Computer Science Collide Infographic

When Healthcare and Computer Science Collide Infographic

Posted on28. Jan, 2016 by .

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We’ve often talked about the tech world and the healthcare world and how they’re colliding all over the place in healthcare. We’ve had many discussions whether it’s easier to train someone from computer science or data analytics about healthcare or if it’s easier to train someone who knows healthcare about computer science and data analytics. […]

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Healthcare Informatics Job Opportunities

Healthcare Informatics Job Opportunities

Posted on10. Oct, 2014 by .

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I recently read someone asking about the Healthcare Informatics opportunity. They were working in another area of informatics and they wondered how much opportunity there was in healthcare informatics. He wanted to know what kind of job prospects there were, whether it was hard to find a healthcare informatics jobs, and where we thought the […]

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Healthcare Informatics Programs

Healthcare Informatics Programs

Posted on06. Aug, 2014 by .

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Having the best health IT job board in the industry means we get to work with a lot of amazing people and companies. It’s seriously an honor to help so many people in their job search. Not to mention helping companies “get the right people on the bus.” We just passed 12,000 active resumes in […]

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University of Illinois at Chicago Informatics Graduates – Where Are They Now?

University of Illinois at Chicago Informatics Graduates – Where Are They Now?

Posted on23. Aug, 2013 by .

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On May 9, 2013, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) held commencement ceremonies for 117 graduates from three UIC online Health Informatics degree programs: Master of Science in Health Informatics – 87 graduates Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Informatics – 17 graduates Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in HIM – 13 graduates In and of itself this accomplishment […]

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UIC’s Online Master of Science in Health Informatics “Inside Look” Webinar – Recording Available

UIC’s Online Master of Science in Health Informatics “Inside Look” Webinar – Recording Available

Posted on21. Mar, 2013 by .

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Earlier this week, the University of Illinois at Chicago conducted an “Inside Look” Webinar, featuring a panel consisting of faculty, graduates, current students, and enrollment advisors.  The hour-long presentation was short on fluff and got straight to the point – answering the specific questions that most prospective students need answered before considering this career investment.  […]

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The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

The Challenge of Unstructured Data in Healthcare

Posted on22. Feb, 2013 by .

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This semester I’m taking two classes, one which I’ve been looking forward to since I started the HI Master’s program at UIC. I’m taking an independent study course in which I’ll write a 3o-page paper on a health informatics topic of my choice. I’m working with my independent study adviser Andrew D. Boyd, MD Assistant […]

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Failure, Finances, and APA Format

Failure, Finances, and APA Format

Posted on24. Jan, 2013 by .

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Barriers, Resistance, and Challenges As mentioned in my previous blog entry, my own personal barriers and resistance to changing my life and going back to school revolved around three main issues: the fear of failure, financial constraints, APA format, and of course the major challenges of keeping focused and time management.  My mother has always […]

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Where Do I Go From Here?

Where Do I Go From Here?

Posted on03. Jan, 2013 by .

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Last time, just before Thanksgiving, I wrote a post about my concerns with how to move forward in health informatics. Coincidentally, the class I was taking at the time BHIS 530 Topics in Health Informatics included a unit about this specific concern. So, I’ll cheat a bit today and post the response I wrote for that […]

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So Much Opportunity, So Many Challenges

So Much Opportunity, So Many Challenges

Posted on30. Nov, 2012 by .

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As I consider what to write in this blog posting, I think about all the opportunities I see in health informatics. As an information management professional, I have been working with data and computer systems for over 20 years. But health informatics is still in the beginning stages of providing the kind of value seen […]

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Thankful for a Midlife Crisis

Thankful for a Midlife Crisis

Posted on26. Nov, 2012 by .

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It is Thanksgiving!  For most it is a time to be with family and friends.  This is also a time that we share memories of good times and bad times, memories of the people we have lost or have impacted our lives in some way.  It is also a time that we reflect on all […]

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UIC Student Reporting from Superstorm Sandy

UIC Student Reporting from Superstorm Sandy

Posted on31. Oct, 2012 by .

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When I thought my life couldn’t get any more hectic, Hurricane Sandy comes along yesterday and shuts down the entire Eastern seaboard. Thank goodness we in New Hampshire didn’t get effects much more than serious wind and rain. I see a bit of sun peeking out now. Hopefully this will dry up all the rain […]

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