(Chicago) November 11, 2014 – Eric Born, Managing Director of Medix IT, a division of Medix that specializes in placing qualified Healthcare Information Technology (HIT), Infrastructure and Application Development professionals, will present “How to Break into Healthcare IT: 5 Hot Skillsets” at the HIMSS Midwest Fall Technology Conference on Wednesday, November 12.

“As HIT continues to grow as an industry, the need for qualified professionals becomes even more significant. My goal with this presentation is to help new professionals starting their career and seasoned professionals looking for a change understand what HIT opportunities are out there and where they need to focus,” said Born. “I will be presenting in conjunction with two other career experts who will speak about mid-level HIT career advancement and Veterans transitioning to HIT, so attendees will walk away with a thorough understanding of this career path and its abundant opportunities.”

The presentation will take place at 6-7:30 p.m. CST. Each presenter will have 20 minutes for his/her presentation with a 30 question and answer period at the end.

“HIT is a great field to break into, so I’m excited to have this opportunity to help job seekers launch into this industry,” said Born.

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HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.