In 2016, the pace of job growth in IT is still moving in a positive direction. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for IT professionals was just under 3% in September 2015. While there has been a solid demand for certain skill sets for years, other hot… Read more »

  Candidates may look good on paper, but are their skills up to par? One way to tell is through the use of assessment testing. As leading Kansas City technical recruiters, Morgan Hunter Healthcare knows that assessments can help you identify those who have the right skills for the job – and make a smart hiring… Read more »

  Hiring remote employees has become increasingly popular in recent years. Employers are beginning to recognize the benefits of remote workers: lower overhead costs, wider pool of qualified candidates and lower turnover. But organizations with remote employees are still struggling with how to effectively manage those who work from home. If this sounds familiar, follow… Read more »

  You know networking is an important part of advancing your career. Techies, just like any other kind of professional, often hear about new opportunities through friends and colleagues. But time is short and you’re busy. So when it comes to actually making connections, what’s the best approach? Here are some steps to help you:… Read more »

Healthcare regulations and requirements are an ongoing challenge for health systems, hospitals, physicians, and clinics. Costs are increasing, systems undergo continuous change to meet regulatory requirements, staffs are overwhelmed with current workloads, and revenue is decreasing. Systems are regularly brought live using only a small percentage of the system capabilities. Faced with these challenges, organizations implement temporary workarounds to… Read more »

Healthcare regulations and requirements are an ongoing challenge for hospitals, physicians, clinics and medical systems. Costs are increasing, systems are undergoing continuous change to meet regulatory requirements, staffs are inundated with current workloads, and revenue is decreasing. Faced with these costly challenges, organizations implement temporary workarounds to support ongoing needs. Processes are developed utilizing the… Read more »

With a clinical background and more than 17 years at Cerner, Steven Neer has a wealth of Healthcare IT industry knowledge. Steven began his healthcare career as a Radiological Technologist, performing diagnostic imaging. After 3 years, Steven moved from the clinical side of healthcare to the information technology side, accepting a position with Cerner. “I… Read more »

Millions of people are using mobile wellness applications like Apple HealthKit and Fitbit to record their personal health data. And many healthcare companies are devising ways to integrate this data, called Patient Generated Health Data (PGHD), into patients’ medical records. One such organization, Validic, recently announced a partnership with Electronic Health Record vendor MEDITECH. Utilizing… Read more »

Healthcare regulations and requirements are an ongoing challenge for health systems, hospitals, physicians, and clinics. Costs are increasing, systems undergo continuous change to meet regulatory requirements, staffs are overwhelmed with current workloads, and revenue is decreasing. Systems are regularly brought live using only a small percentage of the system capabilities. Faced with these challenges, organizations implement temporary workarounds to… Read more »

The McKesson Foundation has partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide care packages to Veterans undergoing cancer treatment at VA Medical Centers. The care packages, or “Comfort Kits,” will be distributed through a McKesson Foundation program called Giving Comfort.   “The McKesson Foundation is proud to partner with the Department of Veterans… Read more »