6 Skills You’ll Need to Be A Healthcare IT Leader

  As a healthcare IT professional, you’re in-demand. But if you want to get ahead and advance your career into a leadership position, there’s a lot of competition. That’s why you need to invest in yourself and your career. But where do you begin? Here’s a look at a few key skills to focus on… Read more »

7 Most Common Resume Mistakes

  We all make mistakes. But one on your resume will quickly disqualify you from getting an interview. A recent survey of human resource managers identified seven of the most common mistakes job seekers make on their resumes. These are the blunders the survey respondents said are instant deal breakers: Typos or bad grammar A whopping 77… Read more »

How to Help Top IT Talent Succeed

  At 2.2 years, Facebook has what’s considered a “long” retention rate for new hires. Google isn’t far behind with 1.9 years and Apple with 1.85 years. It’s an unfortunate reality of the industry that often the best tech professionals are the ones who are always searching for new and different opportunities. So if these… Read more »

5 Ways to Network More Effectively

  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 »

ICD-10 Deadline Is Approaching. Will You Meet It?

If you are involved in healthcare, you know a big deadline is looming. The date is October 1, 2014. That’s the deadline for all healthcare providers to begin using Clinical Modification ICD-10-CM for diagnosis coding and Procedure Coding System ICD-10-PCS for inpatient procedure coding. It will be a huge undertaking, and if healthcare providers, vendors,… Read more »

The Looming Transition of the Stage 2 of “Meaningful Use”

Hospitals and other medical facilities have been educated on Meaningful Use and how that relates to the implementation of electronic healthcare records in their facility. Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use program is slated to begin in 2014. Stage 2’s final regulations, that were recently published, are emphasizing interoperability, the ability of providers to share… Read more »