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“I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!”: Happy Belated Birthday!

“I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too!”: Happy Belated Birthday!

Posted on26. Jul, 2012 by .

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On July 2nd, 2010 I gave “birth” to my blog entitled – I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs – You Can Too! Wow – who knew what a tremendous response this little “baby” would create? Its been 2 years since this original post that has consistently and consecutively remained the top ‘Popular’ and most […]

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Ready, Set, Go-Live (a.k.a. All the buzz around an EMR activation “beehive”!)

Ready, Set, Go-Live (a.k.a. All the buzz around an EMR activation “beehive”!)

Posted on23. May, 2012 by .

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A few weeks ago in my last post Location, Location, Location – A Traveling Healthcare IT Consultant’s Life from a Road’s View – I shared with my readers some of the tasks I had been completing for my current Electronic Medical Records (EMR) contract assignment. This work was in preparation of this heath-care facility’s scheduled EMR Implementation “Go-Live” (this is the […]

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To The Rescue! – Healthcare IT “Pararescue Jumpers”

To The Rescue! – Healthcare IT “Pararescue Jumpers”

Posted on16. Feb, 2012 by .

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Pararescuemen are United States Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command operatives tasked with recovery and medical treatment of personnel in humanitarian and combat environments. They are the only members of the DoD specifically organized, trained and equipped to conduct personnel recovery operations in hostile or denied areas as a primary mission. Also […]

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The Six Degrees of EMR Healthcare IT Consultants – It’s A Small World After All!

The Six Degrees of EMR Healthcare IT Consultants – It’s A Small World After All!

Posted on01. Nov, 2011 by .

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One of the MOST interesting things I have discovered is how there is a human connection to just about every hospital and/or clinic location I have been assigned over these past 7 years as a nationwide, traveling Electronic Medical Records (EMR)  Consultant. It’s like the Six degrees of separation and the game it’s based on, […]

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2011 Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Systems “Have come a long way, baby” – Thanks to Nurses!

2011 Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Systems “Have come a long way, baby” – Thanks to Nurses!

Posted on25. Jul, 2011 by .

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Dear Cassie Thiessen:  I just completed reading your post Patient Health IT Observations and Thanks to Nurses! …Kudos to you Cassie regarding this salute to nurses! You have inspired me to spend a couple hours this morning in writing this blog (also related to thanking nurses, but from my perspective as a “non-clinical” Healthcare IT (EMR) […]

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The Chicken or The Egg – What came first? The EMR Job or EMR Vendor Certification – What came first?

The Chicken or The Egg – What came first? The EMR Job or EMR Vendor Certification – What came first?

Posted on19. Jul, 2011 by .

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The EMR Job came first! I know, I know this is a long blog title (and hold on folks, this is also a very lengthy blog article as well) – but I felt there was no getting around it. Especially based on the most current blogger audience replies to my most popular (and Healthcare IT Today’s most […]

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Healthcare IT Job Search – “Life Is like a Box of Chocolates…”

Healthcare IT Job Search – “Life Is like a Box of Chocolates…”

Posted on06. Jun, 2011 by .

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“You Never Know What You’re Gonna Get!” – Forrest Gump. I’m a “seasoned” Healthcare IT “Road Warrior” with over 25 years of Healthcare IT experience (these past six and a half years my career is focused on Epic Systems, Inc. Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software, as a Certified EMR Consultant). From mid 2009 through to 2010 I was on contract assignment with the […]

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A “How To” Guide for EMR Vendor Certification – 2011 Webinar

A “How To” Guide for EMR Vendor Certification – 2011 Webinar

Posted on05. Apr, 2011 by .

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Epic Systems Corporation makes software for mid-size and large medical groups, hospitals, and integrated healthcare organizations – working with customers that include community hospitals, academic facilities, children’s organizations, safety net providers and multi-hospital systems.  Epic® has again been named the #1 Overall Software Vendor for 2010 by KLAS*. For their healthcare organization clients, Epic Systems provides […]

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Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Hooray for the New Year and New Healthcare IT Job Opportunities!

Posted on10. Jan, 2011 by .

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Yes, I just love the New Year! After the end of last year’s holidays and all the New Year’s Eve hoopla, here we are in the first weeks of the New Year. While some folks get the post holidays blues, I have always, always loved January…maybe because since I was a little girl, I knew […]

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“I Got Certified…”  A Gift of a Blog That Keeps on Giving!

“I Got Certified…” A Gift of a Blog That Keeps on Giving!

Posted on06. Dec, 2010 by .

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Five months ago (July 2nd 2010), I wrote and posted a blog entitled – “I Got Certified for Healthcare IT Jobs,  You Can Too!” Many, many responses to this blog have been posted and I have done my best to respond to each reply. Since we are now in the holiday season, this seems like a good time to […]

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The “Ghost Busters” of Healthcare IT

The “Ghost Busters” of Healthcare IT

Posted on06. Oct, 2010 by .

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Hey HIT folks…Halloween is coming soon and it reminds me of how it gets a little spooky sometimes implementing an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system. The 1984 movie The Ghost Busters is a good way for me to relate this movie’s theme with the point I’m trying to make with today’s blog.  I must admit…the most I remembered about this […]

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