Showing posts with label HIS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label HIS. Show all posts

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Dr Maulik -Healthcare Informatics Consultant: "Medical informatics functional consultant has basic knowledge of computer languages such as C#, Core Java, HTML, XML etc. In addition, they are expected to be well-versed with medical standards such as HL7 and DICOM. Needless to say that health domain experts and hardcore software programmers together can come up with much better final product for medical field."

What is health informatics?: "This is a very exciting field with many new jobs being developed. The Obama administration is putting billions of dollars into health information technology and much of the work needs to be directed by people with health informatics expertize. It is currently estimated that there is a need for about 50,000 such cross-trained experts in America over the next five years. So this is a great area for any clinicians or computer scientists to enter - it is well paid, and jobs are plentiful."

Pondering On A Degree In Nursing Informatics: "Whereas nursing informatics is a relatively new field, people who get a nursing informatics degree can easily find employment in computer companies engaged in making software for assisting medical practitioners in diagnostic labs and medical facilities. This degree opens horizons in the area of records management in terms of getting fast documentation and evaluation of records in order to get quick diagnosis and make the hospitals function more efficiently between its staff, doctors, and patients."

The High Demand For The Health Informatics Degree: "The keeping of records is vital in the preservation of life of the patients as their health is properly tracked by their medical records. Doctors would lose track of their medical prescriptions in the absence of documented information in medical records. This is the reason why a health informatics degree is very important for professionals in the health care industry which is considered to be the fastest growing industry in the United States."

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