Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Are Employers Looking For Experience in HIT Over Education?

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by in Career Coaching, Career Paths, Careers, Conferences, Education, Employers, Featured, HIMSS12, Job Seekers, Online Programs, Personal Branding

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 employers looking for experience in healthcare technology over education?

Moderator: Gwen Darling, CEO of Healthcare IT Central

List of Speakers:

Mike Cohen, President of MRC Consulting Group
Carter Groome, CEO of First Choice Professionals
David Kushan, Managing Partner of Healthcare IS
Karen Patena, Program Director, Health Information Management Undergraduate Program at UIC
Bonnie Siegel, Executive Recruiter at Witt/Kieffer
Rachel Wixson, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cipe Consulting Group

Gwen Darling

Gwen Darling is the Founder of Healthcare IT Central (the leading online Career Center for Healthcare IT job seekers and employers), and the Editor/Founder of Healthcare IT Today.

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