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My Road to the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Master of Science in Health Informatics Program

My Road to the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Master of Science in Health Informatics Program

Posted on25. Oct, 2012 by .

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Introduction My name is Dusty Brinson and I am a student in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program. For the next several months, I will be sharing with you my experiences as an online graduate student. Never say Never I graduated in 1992 with an Associate […]

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What Areas of HIT Are Easiest to Transition Into If Coming From Another Industry?

What Areas of HIT Are Easiest to Transition Into If Coming From Another Industry?

Posted on05. Oct, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 3: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

UIC Roundtable Q & A: Tips on Interviewing, Formatting Your Resume, Changing Careers, and More

Posted on03. Sep, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 7: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion UIC […]

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How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

How Does One Healthcare IT Resume Make The Cut Over Another?

Posted on31. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 6: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

What Role Does Social Media Play in Healthcare IT Recruiting Efforts?

Posted on30. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 5: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion What […]

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How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

How Does a Candidate Not Certified in an EHR Application Succeed in a Job Search?

Posted on29. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 4: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Posted on27. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 2: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion Are […]

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Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Advice for HIT Students With a Healthcare Degree, But Lacking a Programming Background

Posted on23. Aug, 2012 by .

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As jobs in Health Informatics continue to grow faster than average, understanding what hiring managers are looking for is a must. At HIMSS12, the University of Illinois at Chicago hosted a round-table discussion with six industry professionals to discuss exactly that.  Here’s Part 1: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment A Roundtable Discussion How […]

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University of Illinois at Chicago Adds Online Bachelor of Science in HIM Degree

University of Illinois at Chicago Adds Online Bachelor of Science in HIM Degree

Posted on22. Jun, 2012 by .

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Many are familiar with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s fantastic graduate – level online health informatics programs, but to round out their curriculum, UIC is launching a fully online, distance learning Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) degree through its College of Applied Health Sciences! The first in-take of students for this […]

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The End of My UIC Graduate Education, But Just the Beginning!

The End of My UIC Graduate Education, But Just the Beginning!

Posted on01. Jun, 2012 by .

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Suffice it to say things really started to hit me once I was boarded my flight from Atlanta to Chicago Midway on the evening of Wednesday, May 2nd.  A part of me was incredibly excited, another part of me was shocked in disbelief.  I’ve been doing this since January 2010, I thought to myself… where […]

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What Does A Chief Medical Information Officer Do, Exactly?

What Does A Chief Medical Information Officer Do, Exactly?

Posted on27. Apr, 2012 by .

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Ever read a job title and wonder, “What does a _______ do all day, exactly?  The University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC) has put together a comprehensive list of Healthcare IT industry job descriptions, and has graciously offered to share them with our Healthcare IT Today readers – thanks UIC! CHIEF MEDICAL INFORMATION OFFICER (CMIO) […]

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