Infographic: The differences between W-2 and 1099 for healthcare IT consultants

Consulting professionals can choose between employment as a 1099 or W-2. We believe there are pros and cons to both, and the decision should not be taken lightly.   When evaluating your options, we highly recommend becoming familiar with both IRS and DOL regulations, and seeking insight from your accountant. If you choose 1099, please make […]

Best Practices for Successful Go-Lives

The impact of a large scale electronic health record (EHR) implementation, whether Epic, Cerner or another system, on a health system’s culture can be very subtle.  Whether health systems realize it or not, implementing such a system transforms the healthcare entity, creating norms and standard practices, and impacts the culture.  New tools and processes alter […]

Identifying Your Career Motivators

One of the first questions I like to ask any candidate is, “why are you looking for a new job?”  Sounds simple, yet so many candidates don’t think through this question thoroughly before speaking to a recruiter. What I really want to know is what motivates you in a job or what gives you job […]

Networking at HIMSS

HIMSS can be an overwhelming experience for even the most seasoned healthcare IT veteran.  So what should you do if you’re new(ish) to the industry or you’re a veteran in search of a new job? Press the flesh    Shake hands and smile.  Networking begins with approachability, so look friendly.  Don’t be a wallflower! Get out there […]

Healthcare IT trend: mHealth

Think about how much you rely on your mobile device and how lost you feel when you do not have it. The new trend in the healthcare IT industry is feeling that very same way. If you have visited a hospital system and noticed physicians and other medical staff utilizing mobile devices while caring for […]

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