LAS VEGAS, November 13, 2013 – HealthcareScene.com announced today that it has acquired HealthcareITCentral.com, a well-known and respected healthcare IT industry job board, and HealthcareITToday.com, an established blog focused on healthcare IT workforce and career development. The two websites will join the HealthcareScene.com network of 15 blogs, adding significant career-focused tools and resources for HealthcareScene.com’s sizable and rapidly growing audience of healthcare IT professionals.
John Lynn, founder of HealthcareScene.com, explains the factors that led to his acquisition decision: “Workforce development is such a key part of the success of any EHR project. When we saw what had been created by HealthcareITCentral.com, we knew we had to find a way to bring the two companies together. Plus, we were happy to find in HealthcareITCentral.com and HealthcareITToday.com an industry leader with an impeccable reputation who approached business with the same ethics and vision that we do.
HealthcareITCentral.com has long been the preferred job board for top companies such as Beacon Partners, First Choice Professionals, Cipe Consulting Group, CTG Healthcare, Holland Square Group, Healthcare IS, and many others. Additionally, top universities such as the University of Illinois at Chicago and Duke University have relied on its reach and reputation to help spread the word about their Informatics programs. With this solid foundation, it’s a great platform, with limitless potential for future expansion. In fact, since the acquisition closed, top Health IT consulting companies ESD, Encore Health Resources, and Cordea Consulting have started working with HealthcareITCentral.com as well. I’m excited about providing our readership with the considerable tools offered by this acquisition.”
The goal of HealthcareITCentral.com founder Gwen Darling was to build a career portal that provided an unparalleled user experience for both healthcare IT candidates and employers. “For the last 4 1/2 years, we’ve worked to build resources that made it easy for candidates and employers to connect, keeping in mind all along that the most important component of workforce development is the ability to make quality, relevant relationships on both sides of the hiring equation.
I always knew that the next step would be to find a larger healthcare IT network that had the ability to cast a much wider but still highly targeted net. However, I’m protective of our excellent reputation and user experience, and so I waited to find an organization with a similar vision and focus before considering an acquisition. HealthcareScene.com more than delivers on all counts, as both John Lynn and his network come with the highest recommendation. I’m confident that our clients and candidates will be very happy with what comes next.”
The HealthcareScene.com blog network was launched in 2005 and currently consists of 15 blogs containing over 6,500 articles These EMR, EHR, and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 12.5 million times. You can find HealthcareScene.com on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
ABOUT HEALTHCAREITCENTRAL.COM AND HEALTHCAREITTODAY.COM
Launched in 2009, HealthcareITCentral.com is a career portal featuring a job board, resume database, certification resources, employer directory, educational directory, and weekly job alert eNewsletter. Since 2010, HealthcareITToday.com has focused on healthcare IT workforce and career development topics. You can find both sites on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.