Helen Figge is the former Senior Director of Career Services at HIMSS.
By Helen Figge 08:36 am April 01, 2013
At HIMSS, we don’t view a job as just a job but rather a part of a person’s career path. A career path is your lifetime achievement of your professional accomplishments.
By Helen Figge 07:57 am March 25, 2013
At our Annual Conference held in New Orleans this year, a charismatic and energized speaker named Peggy Parks, professional career coach, gave a talk on personal branding and how to determine whether yours is “plugged or unplugged”.
By Helen Figge 08:16 am March 18, 2013
HIMSS Career Services has a plethora of opportunities for career support and growth and is dedicated to provide not only educational resources but also a vast variety of career support offerings to ensure our member’s career paths are supported.
By Helen Figge 09:14 am March 11, 2013
Well, another successful HIMSS Annual Conference just ended and it was record breaking in every sense of the word. The Career Services Center and Career Services Institute audiences were phenomenal and the presentations were full of tips to take back and use in our career efforts.
By Helen Figge 08:32 am March 04, 2013
The week of excitement and learning is now! We realize that some of our members will not have the ability to travel this year to New Orleans so we plan to bring New Orleans educational component to you!
By Helen Figge 08:01 am February 25, 2013
The world of health IT is rapidly changing and healthcare organizations are recognizing the need not just for new health IT professionals, but also the continued development of the existing workforce in place.
By Helen Figge 08:36 am February 18, 2013
Professional growth is an integral part of a successful career path. Having the ability to have data at your fingertips to learn and grow from is also invaluable to the process.
By Helen Figge 08:08 am February 11, 2013
The HIMSS relationship with the BioDistrict of New Orleans continues to move forward with the hopes of supporting a healthcare IT workforce that is collaborative, expansive and recognizes the continued need for career training for available and upcoming health IT jobs in New Orleans.
By Helen Figge 08:00 am February 04, 2013
We are often asked what is a HIMSS “certification”. The most practical answer is that a certification is a formal proof that an individual is recognized for a given skill and expertise.
By Helen Figge 07:53 am January 28, 2013
The 2012 award season has just ended and one of the highest honors to be bestowed upon an executive in healthcare IT is the award named in honor of John E. Gall Jr., who pioneered the implementation of healthcare information systems at El Camino Hospital in the 1960s.