HIT Consultant—May 23, 2016
In a recent article published by HIT Consultant, Jasmine Pennic asks IT professionals how electronic health records (EHR) are being optimized within health care organizations.
For example, Jamie Nelson, Chief Information Officer at Hospital for Special Surgery, explains that it is essential to work closely with Human Resources to hire professionals who have the skill set to work with systems like Epic. Jamie notes, "Having a full-time, dedicated HR recruiter is so beneficial in managing the sheer volume of applicants and activity. We outsourced some of our recruiting, but even managing those vendors is a full time job. Sorting through resumes and making package and salary decisions is a tremendous amount of work. Hospitals can underestimate the amount of time it takes to mount a quality recruiting effort."
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