Healthcare IT Leaders Named A Best Staffing Firm to Work For

A global staffing advisory firm has named Healthcare IT Leaders as one of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For. The honor was announced today at the 27th annual Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive Forum in Miami Beach, FL. SIA Best Staffing Firms to Work For are chosen based on internal employee surveys that measure 10 key engagement categories […]

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7 Reasons Consultants Choose Healthcare IT Leaders

A recent headline in Boston tells a familiar story:  “Competition Especially Fierce for Skilled Tech Workers in Mass.” And it’s not just Massachusetts, it’s everywhere. If you’ve got marketable IT skills, and a reasonably polished resume or LinkedIn profile, then you’ve probably noticed that recruiters want to be your best friend. In a world where […]

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Ask the Recruiter: 3 Best Practices for IT Consultants and Vacations

For full-time employees, the end of the calendar year typically means vacation days start over or roll over after Dec. 31, but as soon as the bottle of New Year’s Day champagne is empty, both IT consultants and FTEs begin planning their year ahead – including vacation days. Because self-employed consultants don’t receive vacation days in […]

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Earn Valuable Rewards Points With Our Consultant Rewards Program

Between the travel and the hours and the go-live deadlines, busy healthcare IT consultants may not have time to shop for holiday gifts. Luckily, those consultants working with Healthcare IT Leaders are earning points toward envy-worthy gifts each time they work an hour with us. And to redeem those points, consultants can just point, click and […]

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4 Things To Do Before You Start Consulting Work

Since some full-time employees often ask us how to move into consulting work, we wanted to give you four items to find out more about before you start consulting. In the video below, Senior Consultant Advisor Christine Woods and Content Strategist Jaime Grimes provide tips on getting used to travel, how to figure out taxes […]

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Most IT Contractors Earn $100K or More

For the third year in a row, IT contractors report annual pay of $100,000 or more. According to a Dice survey, 54% of contractors earned at least $100K in 2013, up from 51% the previous year and 50% in 2011. Salary data for all IT professionals (contractors and full-time employees combined) show 35% earned six figure […]

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5 Tips for Choosing an IT Staffing Agency

Not all staffing agencies are created equal. When you’re looking for an IT consulting job, you need an agency that specializes in IT staffing, matches jobs for your skill set and treats you well. After all, the relationship between you, the consultant, and the staffing agency is a partnership. You want to know about available […]

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Top 6 Reasons to Be a Health IT Consultant

Sure, career moves are scary, but if you’re considering leaving the full-time employee life to become a health IT consultant, you stand to enjoy a new-found freedom. You’ll learn lots, share lessons learned with your peers, set your own schedule and be paid to tell people how to improve the work they’re doing. Whether you […]

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Learn All You Can Earn with Our Consultant Rewards Program

Imagine a program where you earn money toward high-end items you’d buy anyway – while you’re already working and earning money. Enter Healthcare IT Leaders’ Consultant Rewards Program, and you can do just that. The Consultant Rewards Program lets consultants accumulate valuable reward points for the hours you work through Healthcare IT Leaders. Points are […]

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4 Differences Between Epic-Certified Consulting and Full-Time Employment

Full-time information technology professionals transitioning to Epic-certified consultant work may wonder what they’re getting themselves into. One work lifestyle doesn’t necessarily outweigh the other, though each has clear benefits and pitfalls. What’s right for you depends on your personality, family situation, skill set and career goals. Weigh your options by considering the four major differences […]

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Infographic: What’s Possible for Health Care With EHR

The adoption of electronic health records, or EHR, in U.S. hospitals and physicians groups promises a uniform system of tracking patients' charts, X-rays and medical history. But what else is possible with advances in healthcare records? For starters, clinicians and patients will have real-time access to medical records and should be able to streamline administrative […]

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