Healthcare IT

How To Boost The Health IT Paycheck You Desire

Health Information Technology (Health IT) jobs are demanding. Although the fast-paced industry is fulfilling, you feel like you should be taking home more money for your efforts. You’re not the only one. According to the 2015 Healthcare Information Technology Salary Report, conducted by my company, HealthITJobs.com, health IT professionals feel they deserve $17,227 more on

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The Disruption of Healthcare Has Already Begun (Part-I)

I was planning to write a piece on the future of medicine. However, the future of medicine has already arrived. The disruption of a system plagued by high cost, waste of resources, medical errors, and system-centered care, is currently being transformed. Over $2 billion in capital is entering the healthcare space each quarter to support

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What Nurses Expect from Health IT Solutions (Part I)

Nurses are known to be adept at multitasking. Well designed Health IT systems can help nurses fulfill their tasks with better efficiency.  Common, fundamental responsibilities of a registered nurse in an outpatient or inpatient facility include: Managing administration of medications through various routes (intravenous, oral, and so on) Observing and monitoring patient conditions Maintaining notes pertaining to the

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9 Deployment Challenges for Large Health IT Projects

You got board approval and the funding to kick off that huge health IT (health information technology) project that will affect just about everyone in your healthcare organization. The news release has gone out, the kickoff is meeting completed, and the charter is published.  Now as the managers, analysts, and stakeholders prepare for the long

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