Category Archives: Careers And Work

The Yin-Yang of Understanding Data

There are several issues with data. One is that it’s viewed with suspicion. Conversely, it is also held to sacrosanct integrity. I’d almost refer to this as the yin-yang of data understanding. When I come to findings or conclusions with … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs in Tech: Technology As An Individual Economy

First off, I wanted to share this infographic created by KForce, one of the staffing agencies that handles large corporate accounts. Take a moment and look it over. You’ll probably notice that architect positions and mobile developers are in high … Continue reading

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The Penn Data Store and Medical Data Integration

Here is the second poster presentation from the NEDB 2013 conference at MIT. The conference was on Feb. 1, 2013, and was a boat-load of fun. ABSTRACT: As a premier research institution, the University of Pennsylvania harbors numerous databases: these … Continue reading

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The Future of Health Data

Here is the poster that I presented at the New England Database Conference 2013, held over at MIT‘s Stata Center in Cambridge, MA. I’ve also excised the abstract for ease of reading (and so that Google will zero in on … Continue reading

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What Does an IT Manager Do?

I had a chance to catch up with my high school friend, who now works it IT. He’s been in tech for over 10 years, but originally has a BS in Economics, with a minor in CIS – this was … Continue reading

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Epic Systems, Epic Certification, and the future of EMRs

Well, I just finished my second round of classes in the Epic EMR system. The first time, I trained in MyEpic/Radar and Reporting Workbench – and I successfully passed the certification exams for these two modules (for lack of a … Continue reading

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Working in Healthcare IT

Part of the appeal of working in IT is that there should be a constant stiving to learn and excel. Programming and technology depends on being cutting-edge, staying ahead of the curve. As someone who works at Symantec once told … Continue reading

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