The health informatics workforce: Unanswered questions, needed answers

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Abstract

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 publicationHealth Informatics - An Overview
PublisherIOS Press
Pages492-503
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781607500926
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume151
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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    Hersh, W. (2010). The health informatics workforce: Unanswered questions, needed answers. In Health Informatics - An Overview (pp. 492-503). (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics; Vol. 151). IOS Press. https://doi.org/10.3233/978-1-60750-476-4-492