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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.

Informatics Nurse

Informatics Nurse Specialist Job Description

Nursing is a unique field with countless areas of focus and specializations. The flexibility to work in multiple areas of medicine is one of the draws to the position, which currently employs more than...
USF health IT survey

USF Health IT Survey Finds High Salaries and Job Satisfaction

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: 2015 Health IT Industry Survey Results

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...

How to Get a Health IT Certification

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...

10 Healthcare IT Buzzwords to Know

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

Will New Cybersecurity Data Sharing Bill Impact Health Informatics?

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...

What is Health Informatics?

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

New iPhone Devices Help Patients Collect Personal Health Data

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

Medical Assistants and Growing Opportunities in Eldercare and Pediatrics

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

Training Needed for Medical Professionals to Address Merging of Medicine and Tech

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...