As anyone involved in the EMR world knows, each stage of Meaningful Use is an accomplishment – Stage 7 is an achievement!!  HIMSS Analytics developed a methodology that measures the progress of a hospital’s Electronic Medical Records system. Stage 7 is the final test and...

If you travel regularly, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll end up with a layover at O’Hare. It is the third busiest airport in the U.S. behind Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In 2013 66,909,638 travelers flew into/out of O’Hare, with...

So you have made a great first impression and are comfortable with the interviewer. It’s time to really shine with your knowledge of the organization and show what you have to offer! The questions that the candidate asks reflect interest in the organization and demonstrate strengths....

Now that you have made a great first impression, it’s time to get down to the position details and how you will be a great fit and benefit the organization…. Listen.  Think.  Respond – Be thoughtful in your responses and follow up questions. Listen. This is probably...

There is a lot going on when we are preparing for an interview…nerves, stress, excitement. Here are a few things to think about and put into practice before the big day. The interview is the ultimate test of a candidate’s suitability.  A strong personal interview can...

Using a carry-on bag comes with a lot of added bonuses - it saves time AND money. Not having to stand in line to check a bag, or wait for it to be unloaded, can really help when we’re in a hurry.  Also, if we...

Here are some top products and some personal favorites that help me relax and get some ZZZZ’s on the plane. These suggestions won’t work for everyone, but give this a read and maybe you will come up with a helpful tip. It’s pretty much agreed that...

There is a lot to be said for getting in the right state of mind. If sleeping on the plane is a necessity, not just something to try and pass the time, then make sleeping the only focus and goal. For a Red Eye or...

Dress for Success: It’s widely agreed that is very important to dress comfortably on your flight if you intend to sleep. If you have a meeting when you land, change once you’re on the ground; your clothes will be in better shape. Several articles suggest wearing...

The downside to having a lot of clients on the East Coast and living in Seattle is that we have a lot of long flights. I find it nearly impossible to sleep on planes, and I am envious of those who are able to sack...