Health Informatics

Health Informatics

Learn the ins and outs of the blossoming health informatics industry, including news, best practices, process improvement techniques, quality control standards, tips, tricks, certifications and industry trends.

Thanks to technological advances, modern medicine has a lexicon that would make little sense to a healthcare administrator from just two decades ago.  The vast array of technological terms used across every department in...
new cybersecurity bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill on April 22 that is aimed at protecting the United States from future cyber-attacks. The Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) provides protection from liability...

Health informatics refers to the use of information technology in the medical field. In addition to being a key player in the race toward healthcare reform, the term health informatics describes the acquisition, storage...
Masimo’s iSpO2 device

The merging of technology with medicine is happening at incredible speeds. Now, with a new smartphone app from Masimo, the doctor-patient relationship can be more of an integrated partnership than ever before. This new...
medical assistant demand

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that through the next decade, over 160,000 new medical assistants will be needed to fill this important healthcare role. An aging population means that medical facilities...
healthcare technology

As the applications for technology in medicine evolve at a dizzying pace, opportunities continue to unfold for professionals with the right training and experience. Through internships, professional mentoring and online classes, professionals can merge...
3d imaging technology in healthcare

It is an exciting time to embark on a career in health care. The rapid evolution of technological applications in medicine is astounding. For instance, more responsive technology, highly skilled experts and human innovation...
healthcare software engineer

Healthcare software engineers are creative thinkers who develop software applications or systems that support healthcare delivery or pave the way toward breakthroughs in medical treatments. They may work websites that connect researchers with clinical...
social media for students

Social media has profoundly altered the landscape of the Internet, including the ways that hiring managers recruit and job candidates conduct job searches. Social media has also altered the way that students can evaluate...
genes

Imagine being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that has no cure. That’s what young Charlie Knuth and his parents were facing until a new procedure offered them hope. Charlie is afflicted with epidermolysis...