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Hospital exec with docs
By Steve Nilsen 08:45 am March 27, 2015
CMIOs are eager to increase strategic involvement in their organization's critical initiatives, and they are gaining ground.
By Bernie Monegain 08:02 am March 17, 2015
By using Six Sigma processes and identifying the needs of customers, CIOs can align IT with the hospital's strategic goals.
By Bernie Monegain 11:13 am January 02, 2015
Precyse and Vermont HITEC, a not-for-profit education center, are partnering to fill Precyse's current and future medical coding workforce development needs in Vermont.
Businessman alone in row of empty chairs
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am December 12, 2014
"The demand for health informatics workers is projected to grow at twice the rate of employment overall, but there is strong evidence that the nation already faces a shortage of qualified workers in this field," according to a new report from research firm Burning Glass.
By Bernie Monegain 02:16 pm December 05, 2014
The government's new $450 million job training program targets 270 community colleges across the country, many of which plan to offer courses in health IT.
IT workers
By Erin McCann 06:17 am November 28, 2014
Want ads for health information technology professionals saw a moderate slump in the third quarter, falling 4 percent from Q2. But the numbers weren't all underwhelming, as certain new job titles saw strong growth.
Cerner President Zane Burke announced huge growth for the healh IT company.
By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am November 13, 2014
Cerner, which has been going gangbusters on new EHR rollouts since the HITECH Act was passed, took a giant leap Wednesday with a groundbreaking at a new campus and the promise of 16,000 new jobs within the next decade.
Dollar sign and computer code
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am September 19, 2014
A new survey from online jobs search firm reveals that work in health IT results in above-average salaries for many positions in the field, depending on experience, location and gender.
By Erin McCann 02:32 pm September 18, 2014
One thing AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center makes clear to its IT team: They're serious about investing in their employees.
By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm August 27, 2014
As the U.S. population grows, the physician workforce shrinks, and information technology fundamentally changes the way care is delivered, the Institute of Medicine says graduate medical education needs an overhaul.

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