The health informatics workforce: Unanswered questions, needed answers

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This chapter gives an educational overview of: • The value of health information technology in the health industry and the need for well-trained HIT professionals • The current HI workforce characteristics, occupational status and educational opportunities • Health informaticians roles and functions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Computer literacy
  • Credentialing
  • Evidence based practice
  • Medical informatics
  • Workforce

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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The health informatics workforce : Unanswered questions, needed answers. / Hersh, William (Bill).

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. Vol. 151 2010. p. 492-503.

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