Early Careerists Community

The HIMSS Early Careerists Community offers you the tools, resources and guidance you need to become a part of the next generation of health information and technology professionals.

Are you a student or do you have five years or less work experience in health information and technology? Join us for free webinars, information sharing, new ideas and practical solutions. We'll help you build a solid foundation for strengthening your abilities, acquiring more experience and advancing along your health information and technology career path.

Check out our Wednesday, October 10, 2018 webinar opportunity!
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Upcoming Webinars & Events

Getting started with a health information and technology career? Our Early Careerists Webinar Series will give you the tools you need to grow your expertise in the exciting field of healthcare information and technology.

HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: Working with recruiters in your job search

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

11:00am - 12:00pm CT | 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET

Speaker: Stefan Werdegar, Executive Career and Leadership Coach

Building relationships with recruiters (internal and external) virtually in the HIT industry are critical as part of your overall job search/career development.  Approaching them and building that relationship in the right way is very important to ensure success.  This presentation will help attendees:

  • Differentiate the types of recruiters in the market and how each operates
  • Learn best practices on how to present yourself to recruiters in a virtual setting
  • Understand the trends in HIT positions and what skills/attributes are in high demand
  • Discover resources to help you in your career

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Health IT Continuing Education Hours for CPHIMS and CAHIMS

These program are approved for up to 1.0 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

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HIMSS Early Careerists Articles

Help Wanted As Healthcare Bolsters Cybersecurity to Defend Private Information - published August 22, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Pros Develop Tools to Identify Patterns and Predict Outcomes - published August 15, 2017

Healthcare Needs Data Analysts Who Are Problem Solvers - published August 2, 2017

Informaticists Interpret Data into Improvements in Patient Care - published July 17, 2017

How to Break Into the Health IT Field - published June 29, 2017

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