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.

USF health IT survey

Not only is health information technology (IT) a fast-growing field, but it offers good wages and a high degree of job satisfaction, according to a new survey conducted by the USF Health Morsani College...

Infographic by USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida 2015 Health IT Survey - USF Health. Feel free to embed this on your website by copying and pasting the following...

The implementation of electronic health records and the burgeoning field of telemedicine have created a need for the healthcare workforce to constantly update their knowledge of the technology that is changing the field. This new...

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...