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Category Archives: Health IT

A Triple Play Updates CARE*Link

Pictured: Analyst Cathie Stahl of HealthTECH Resources gives a recent project road show overview for Emergency Department nurses. If you visit Epic headquarters in Verona, Wisconsin, you’ll find a star for The Queen’s Health Systems pretty close to the front door of an Electronic Health Records (EHR) “hall of fame.” The closer to the front […]

HealthTECH Partner UnitedHealth Group Crushes Earnings

HealthTECH is very proud to be a Top Tier Supplier of Trizetto Facets talent to UnitedHealth Group for the past 10 years. We specialize in providing ALL skill sets on the Facets application to UnitedHealth Group, and are a Top Supplier of talent to their strongest subsidiary, OPTUM Health nationwide. Congratulations to our partner, UnitedHealth […]

Meaningful Use in the ER: Interview with Dr. Whitney Kiebel

The writing has been on the wall for years and CMS has read it. While the Meaningful Use program may have achieved its goal of widespread EHR adoption, the time has come to focus on performance and patient outcomes. While the program can be hailed for catalyzing a wave of modernization in the healthcare industry, it can […]

IT Consultant Profile on Matt Perdue

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 […]

We Provide Top IT Talent for Payer and Provider Market

As a leading provider of top IT talent to the Payer and Provider market nationwide, HealthTECH views itself as a kind of “Sports Agent” acting on behalf of our hospital and managed healthcare insurance clients nationwide. We understand our clients resource needs and initiatives, with over 20 years of industry experience we understand who the […]

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 […]

What happens if UnitedHealth Opts out of ObamaCare?

By Larry Hodge, CEO HealthTECH Resources, Inc. UnitedHealth Group is forecasting losses and considering an early exit from the Obamacare exchanges. With 20+ years of past experience in the healthcare IT industry, I believe that this would create problems for the payer market. How will this affect the healthcare IT sector, as those 3 ½ […]

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 […]

Hire a Consultant for I.T. Changes and Keep Your Hospital Running Smoothly

Our hospitals have to make substantial changes in regards to information technology (I.T.) practices, which call for a significant degree of technical knowledge. The transition to electronic health records requires choosing the correct program, getting it installed and up and running, inputting all patient information, and learning how to use it. Electronic billing is now […]