Meet our esteemed Healthcare IT Today Blogging Team!

Gwen DarlingGwen Darling

Gwen Darling is the Editor of Healthcare IT Today, and CEO of, THE Healthcare IT Career Center destination where Job Seekers and Employers  connect!  Gwen brings a wealth of experience to Healthcare IT Today, with a strong background in healthcare and technology marketing and management.  Gwen’s writing portfolio is rich and diverse, including her current role as a writer and blogger for Healthcare Informatics magazine, a three-year stint as’s Internet for Beginners Guide, and multiple other regional and national publications.

Tim TolanTim Tolan

Tim Tolan is the Senior Partner of the Healthcare IT and Services Practice of Sanford Rose Associates.  SRA-Charleston has a primary focus on placing executive level talent in the healthcare services, healthcare IT, insurance, and revenue cycle industries. Tim is a member of SRA’s “President’s Club” and is consistently recognized for operating one of the top-producing offices worldwide for SRA. He has conducted searches for CEOs, presidents, senior vice presidents, vice presidents of  business development, product development and sales.  Tim is a writer for Healthcare Informatics, Fistful of Talent, and is co-author of The CEO’s Guide to Talent Acquisition – Finding Talent Your Competitors Overlook.

Shirley CorseyShirley Corsey

Shirley Corsey is a certified Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Consultant/Road Warrior, and owner of her own online training center for the Healthcare Information Technology industry. She is a seasoned Healthcare IT professional with over 25 years experience, with a recent career focus for the past 6 years in the EMR job market. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Carter Groome

Carter Groome is the founder and CEO of First Choice Professionals. FCP provides commercial and federal healthcare clients with world class IT services and solutions.  Carter’s experience in working for hospitals, vendors, and consulting firms adds perspective to those interested not only in the hiring marketplace, but in how consultants are marketed, how they are evaluated by clients, and what their peers are doing to stand out in a hot industry.

Erin KennedyErin Kennedy

Erin Kennedy, CPRW, CERW, BS/HR, is a Certified Professional Resume Writer/Career Consultant, and the President of Professional Resume Services. She is a nationally published writer and contributor of 9 best-selling career books. She has achieved international recognition following yearly nominations of the prestigious T.O.R.I. (Toast of the Resume Industry) Award. She is also one of only a few professionals worldwide to achieve the coveted “Certified Expert Resume Writer” distinction.

David Kushan

David Kushan has a BS in Management Information Systems and has spent the last 16 years of his career working as a Search Consultant in the Healthcare Information Technology Meet David Kushan!industry. David established HealthcareIS in 1998 (originally as Management Recruiters of Davis) and works as both Managing Partner and Search Consultant.  Over the last 16 years, David and his team have assisted over 120 organizations in all regions of the country with their Clinical Healthcare Information Technology staffing needs.  Day to day, David manages the firm’s Pharmacy IT/Informatics practice and Cerner Practice.  Prior to founding Management Recruiters of Davis 1998, David was a National Top Ten Producer within the MRINetwork at Management Recruiters of Sacramento.

Joe LavelleJoe Lavelle

Joe Lavelle is the Managing Partner of Provider Consulting for Santa Rosa Consulting and the Owner of Results First Consulting, a personal coaching and sourcing company. He is an accomplished consulting executive and business coach with a record of successfully meeting the business and technology challenges of diverse organizations including health plans, health delivery networks, health care companies, and several Fortune 500 companies.  Joe is also the author of Act As If It Were Impossible To Fail: The Employee Handbook That Your Employer Hasn’t Given You, available on Amazon.

Day In The Life SeriesA Day in the Life

Follow our “Day in the Life” Series, as we spend the day with a wide variety of Healthcare IT professionals who have allowed us to tag along.  And if you’re interested in some company during a day in your life?  Shoot us an email and we’ll send the details of how to add your profile! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Diary of a Job SeekerJob Seeker Diary

With the active Healthcare IT job seeker in mind, we’ve created our Job Seeker Diary,  following an authentic Healthcare IT job seeker on his or her personal road to a new opportunity.  Learn from their successes, learn from their missteps (hopefully not too many), cheer them on and finally, be on hand to celebrate when they land a new position and hand the Job Seeker Diary pen onto the next writer.