6 Reasons You Didn’t Get The Job

We’ve all been there. You read an online job description that seems a perfect match to your consulting skills and availability. You may even get submitted to the job by a recruiter and have one or more interviews with the client. And then… disappointment.  You don’t get the role. >>Sign Up For Health IT Job […]

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Health IT Job Trends Pointing Upward

The U.S. economy and the health IT economy keep chugging along, according to a variety of recent surveys and indicators, all of which is good news for job seekers looking for permanent and contract healthcare technology positions. The newly-released February Employment Trends Index (ETI) from the Conference Board is up from January, providing evidence that […]

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10 Health IT CIOs to Follow on Twitter

While our country's Chief Executive finds Twitter a powerful and effective megaphone, healthcare IT executives appear less inclined to share their thoughts 140 characters at a time. Twitter has more than 300 million active users, many of whom are technology executives, but only a handful of top IT leaders in hospitals and health systems use the platform […]

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Making the Transition to IT Management: Are You Ready?

Even if you love your work as a solo contributor to an IT team or project, you might still wonder if you are cut out for management. Perhaps you feel stuck in your current role and see managing others as a path to improve your pay and status within an organization. Or you might see […]

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Small Details Make a Big Difference in EHR Training Plans

I’m a program director (PMP), so I tend to view most training activities through that lens.  An EHR training program that will educate thousands of end users in a relatively short time frame requires a planning mindset and attention to small details. This is where some Training Directors can stumble. Many in training come out […]

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EHR Optimization, Population Health Top Priorities for Health IT Spending

Electronic Health Record (EHR) optimization and population health are high on the spending wish lists of Healthcare Information Technology executives, according to two new industry reports. Electronic Health Records have been implemented in over 95 percent of hospitals, according to the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT. But analysis from KPMG finds healthcare […]

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Healthcare IT Leaders Honored as a Best Staffing Firm to Work For

2017 Best Staffing Firms to Work For awards, announced by Staffing Industry Analysts at its 26th annual Executive Forum in San Diego. The honor is based on independent, internal employee surveys measuring 10 key workplace engagement categories including teamwork, trust in senior leaders, manager effectiveness, compensation and benefits. Healthcare IT Leaders ranked in the top […]

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Traveling Consultants Should Have a Plan for Flight Delays

Winter weather wreaked havoc on travel this past week with two major blizzards causing flight delays across the Northeast. Such delays can be a source of frustration and anxiety, but they shouldn’t be a surprise to well-traveled consultants, many of whom fly weekly. Over the course of a year, almost a third of all flights are […]

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EHR Training for Healthcare Providers: 5 Tips for Success

It’s a paradox of EHR training:  healthcare providers—those who will arguably use the system the most—often have the least amount of time to learn the system in advance of Go-Live. Of course, everyone in a hospital is busy, but those giving care—physicians, PAs, NPs and other clinicians—are especially busy. Their schedules can be unorthodox (i.e., […]

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Healthcare IT Leaders is KLAS Rated for HIT Implementation Support and Staffing in 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services Report

Healthcare IT Leaders, a leading healthcare IT staffing and consulting services company, is newly ranked in the HIT Implementation Support and Staffing category of the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report. The annual Best in KLAS report ranks health care vendors and their solutions by analyzing feedback from the health care provider professionals […]

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StarBridge Advisors Brings Practical, Real-World Experience to HIT Clients

StarBridge Advisors is a new healthcare IT advisory firm launched by David Muntz and Sue Schade, along with Russ Rudish, a principal at Healthcare IT Leaders. Healthcare IT Leaders is a strategic partner to StarBridge, supporting their initiatives as needed, while expanding our own consultative offerings for our hospital and health system customers. Many in healthcare […]

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6 Healthcare IT Conferences Worth Attending In 2017

Attending a healthcare IT conference can be a rewarding experience that shapes your career. The best events offer new ideas, valuable connections and, if nothing else, swag bags filled with far too many pens and stress balls to count. Listed by date, we’ve highlighted a handful of upcoming conferences you may be interested in attending alongside […]

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