I have spent time over the past few weeks speaking with healthcare executives to get their perspective on ACOs, also known as Attorneys and Consultants Opportunities. For the most part, people are in general agreement when it comes to describing the function of an ACO. So much for the good news. Where the process breaks […]
This week’s blog will include typical questions that I have received from health system CIOs in the past and my responses. Hope the answers help you in your healthcare IT career journey. Q. 1. What type of references do I need and how many? How will they be contacted and when? As you go through […]
No, I’m not talking about the bottom line on the eye chart; I’m talking about your EMR adoption. With incentives and penalties looming on the horizon many organizations from multi-hospital health systems to small physician practices are struggling with the if, when, and how questions around adopting an EMR. Reasons cited are all over the […]
Lucky you! If you are fortunate to be asked to interview at a prospective employer, are you prepared? The healthcare IT job market for CIOs and IT leaders is highly competitive. Along with your job experience, your executive presence, manners and style will be judged. Let me go over some typical interview scenarios and helpful […]
There is an old saying that states, “Be careful what you ask for, you might get it.” For those who are new to the Meditech contracting model it is important to note that, unlike some other vendors, Meditech’s implementation fees are based on a bundled (not time and materials) approach.