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Receive Electronic Health Record Support Training and Set Yourself Up for Success

January 30, 2019

MedFirst Consulting is expanding its support force. MedFirst President and CEO, Brian Smith, is currently recruiting up to 200 career-minded, motivated individuals in the Birmingham area for a weeklong free training seminar in Electronic Health Record Support.
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Three Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Healthcare IT Systems

January 23, 2019

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) systems have remained under constant development since the spread of electricity and the release of the Internet. Information Technology remains an element of the industry that must, by necessity, continue to improve, grow, and adapt to survive in this technological world. In the healthcare industry, innovation and reliability are the core of success, so it follows that HIT systems must be up to speed at all times. But how can you tell that it’s time to upgrade the HIT system you currently have in place?
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Recent News in Electronic Health Record Technology

January 3, 2019

The field of electronic health records (EHR) is always growing and changing and it can be hard to keep up. In the past month, Allscripts sold its stake in Netsmart, Epic added specialty services, and an ONC report found that hospitals still rely on fax and mail for sending records. In addition, Hospital for Special Surgery won an HIMSS Davies Award, the VA is considering a shift from Epic to Cerner, and KLAS Research released their latest report on interoperability.
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Upcoming Trends in Healthcare IT for 2019

December 17, 2018

The implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) worldwide has made a massive difference in the way information is stored, shared, and utilized, yet the time to advance is once more upon us. In 2019, the world of healthcare should see a massive rise and shift in the use of artificial intelligence (AI), wearables (medical tracking devices akin to the Apple watch), telemedicine, augmented reality, and the introduction of consumerism to the market. Massive shifts should sweep the healthcare industry as corporations and individual practices succeed or fail in embracing these new technologies.
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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for HIT Consultants

December 17, 2018

Gift giving is a piece of cake when the person you’re shopping for is a teacher, nurse, or chef. The internet is rife with long lists of stylized-gifts or DIY projects that perfectly fit their professions whether in function or fashion. But what of the Healthcare IT Consultants in your life? If you’re looking for some job-specific ideas, you need to look no further than the list we’ve compiled.
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