On June 28, the Supreme Court decided to uphold the constitutionality of the ACA. As segments of healthcare reform transition into action, the demand for skilled health IT professionals will continue to increase.
This HIMSS infographic points to a need for career support, such as education and professional development, to ensure access to the necessary resources to launch and advance successful careers in health IT in support of the various HITECH activities. I see how we’ve placed emphasis on nurturing our members’ educational and career needs with various programs, such as our Emerging Professionals Community (those with five years or less work experience in health IT), eMentoring programs, HIMSS JobMine® job board, virtual career fairs and weekly blogs and Twitter feeds, just to name a few.
So, explore some of these career resources and take a moment to read our news release on health IT career trends.