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Author Archives: Catherine Kolkoski

IT Consultant Profile on Matt Perdue

Photo of sunlit sky with rock formation, Healthtech Resources, Inc., Healthcare IT, Phoenix, AZ.

An excellent example of a value-driven staffing firm is when a consultant places their loyalty and respect in the company they work with. Senior healthcare IT consultant Matt Perdue can testify to the power of these values at HealthTECH Resources, Inc. (HTR). Matt has worked with HTR for the last 20 years. In fact, Matt […]

IT Consultant Profile on Teresa Smith

Teresa is a veteran healthcare IT Consultant with 18 years in the business. Over the course of her career, she’s worked with many recruiters. Teresa worked with HeathTECH Resources, Inc. (HTR) for four years and considers HTR an easy stand out as the “best recruiting firm” she’s worked with. We recently spoke with Teresa about […]

How to Succeed in HIT Implementation: Taking Technological Change to the Next Level

As a CIO or healthcare IT professional, much of your success is dependent on the success of your end users, your co-workers, your customers. The role of IT has changed, putting you in a position where you can’t afford to mark a project complete upon system installation. In fact, you’ve still got quite a bit […]

The Insurer Market Shake-up… What Will Hospitals Do?

Over the past few months, we’ve seen Aetna enter into an agreement to purchase Humana, a merger which just recently received overwhelming approval by both companies’ shareholders. And we’ve seen Anthem move forward in its plan to merge with Cigna, a $54.2 billion purchase. While both deals are under review by the U.S. Justice Department’s […]

EHR Satisfaction: A Look at Healthcare IT News’ 2015 Survey

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are playing an increasingly greater role in the operations of your hospital and its staff. Their effectiveness – or lack thereof – can even affect your bottom line in relation to achieving meaningful use requirements. This all makes the happiness of your EHR users critically important. With that said, it […]

Did Your Hospital’s ICD-10 Transition Happen October 1?

Starting October 1, hospitals and other healthcare providers were supposed to switch to the ICD-10 insurance codes instead of using the ICD-9 insurance codes. Any services that were performed prior to October 1, 2015, should have been billed using the old ICD-9 codes, but any services that were performed by hospitals and other healthcare providers on […]

What are Hospitals Doing to Prepare for ICD-10?

ICD-10 is in the process of becoming integrated with hospital revenue cycle operations. This means that hospitals need to be prepared for a substantial change in insurance coding with ICD-10, and they are doing three primary things to get ready for the new coding protocols. One of the things hospitals are doing is trying to […]

Healthcare Information Technology

Healthcare Information Technology is one of the most booming, lucrative, and incredibly exciting fields of any industry to date. By definition, healthcare IT is the use of technology to aid in making healthcare easier and more efficient for both providers and patients. Healthcare IT specialists work with various technologies—from medical imaging, to electronic records, to […]

Healthcare Consulting Jobs

Are you a Healthcare IT consultant who’s currently in the market for a job? With demand continually being on the rise for skilled healthcare IT professionals, HealthTECH Resources can find the healthcare consulting jobs you’re most qualified for, then help place you in the one that perfectly matches your skill set, remuneration expectations, and lifestyle. […]