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    Do You Have What It Takes To Be In Healthcare Project Management?

Do You Have What It Takes To Be In Healthcare Project Management?

By |Tuesday, December 27, 2016|

Health IT jobs continue to be in demand and salaries remain extremely competitive. But the high pay doesn’t come to those without skill, training, and certifications. For those looking to enter the health IT field, project management is something worth looking into. In fact, for the third year in a row, they’ve reported the highest average salary at $113,188 — as well as the highest average bonus of $16,974, according to our 2016 Health IT Salary Survey.

What does it take to reach project management status in the health IT field? With the highest average salary, it’s no surprise there’s more to it than checklists and watching over employees’ shoulders. If you’re considering jumping into a career track in health IT project management, here’s what you need to know before getting started: […]

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    In the Future of Tech, IT Professionals Will be Even More Important – Insights from hc1.com’s Laura Breedlove

In the Future of Tech, IT Professionals Will be Even More Important – Insights from hc1.com’s Laura Breedlove

By |Tuesday, October 11, 2016|

Healthcare today is about quality, not quantity. Outcomes are critical and patients are at the center. That means patients expect a more personalized experience. One way to deliver this experience is through health IT.

Health IT companies like hc1.com give healthcare organizations the information and solutions they need to personalize patient and provider relationships, retain and gain patients, and achieve operational excellence. As the Senior Vice President of Technology, Laura Breedlove plays a key role in guiding healthcare organizations to success by gathering data and insights.

In this role, she was recently named the 2016 CTO of the year by the Indianapolis Business Journal and TechPoint. We spoke with her about the award, the success of her team, and the future of health IT. Here’s what she had to say: […]

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    This is What You Can Do To Make Your Workload More Manageable

This is What You Can Do To Make Your Workload More Manageable

By |Tuesday, July 26, 2016|

Your health IT job is stressful, and you’re feeling overwhelmed — there doesn’t seem to be a realistic solution. Your workload is just too heavy. There’s a lot to get done, and no way around deadlines and expectations.

After all, an unbearable workload was the top stressor rated by health IT professionals in the Health IT Stress Survey 2016 — 35 percent cited it as a major source of stress. Although your workload may seem like something you can’t control, there are steps you can take to make it more bearable, even when it gets stressful in the office.

Here are a few things you can do to make work more manageable: […]

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    Project Management Solutions: What You Need to Know Before Buying

Project Management Solutions: What You Need to Know Before Buying

By |Tuesday, May 10, 2016|

Technology continues to simplify life and work, with emerging developments in applications and solutions that help with anything from cooking and exercising to traveling for business.
Health IT professionals can benefit from these new solutions, especially those who work in management which is a top trait of professionals earning the most in the industry. According to the 2015 Health IT Salary Report, project managers bring in $107,674 annually, making them the top earner.
Project managers are responsible for strategic planning, controlling collaboration, tracking progress, and guiding teams of people to achieve specific goals. Fortunately, technology helps with several aspects of this job, like productivity and communication.
Let’s take a look at some of the top project management solutions: […]

Explaining the Gender Pay Gap in Health IT Salaries

By |Thursday, March 10, 2016|

“How much money do you make?” Try starting a conversation this way with one of your health IT colleagues, and you’ll likely be met with a horrified stare. It’s ingrained in us not to talk about money. And at some companies, keeping quiet is more than just a social norm – it’s company policy.
This […]

5 Things To Look for to Improve Job Satisfaction

By |Monday, January 12, 2015|

Finding a position that promises satisfaction is a tricky part of the job search. The job may sound perfect on paper, but how can you be sure you’ll feel the same way six months into it?
Here’s the good news: Our recent healthcare IT salary report found that 80 percent of professionals already working in […]