2013 HIMSS Workforce Survey: Trends and Barriers

Inaugural HIMSS Workforce Survey shows 79% of healthcare providers and IT vendors are hiring in 2013

HIMSS’ first health IT workforce survey examines hiring trends and barriers for healthcare providers and IT vendors. The report, based on a survey of 224 executives, provides insights on healthcare providers and IT vendors’ hiring plans for 2013, current health IT jobs and staff, and recruitment and retention tactics.

Key survey results:

  • 79% of healthcare providers and IT vendorsplan to hire additional staff in 2013
  • One-third of healthcare providers had to place an IT initiative on hold due to staffing shortages
  • 76% of healthcare providers currently outsource a service rather than hiring directly

Access the full report.

Health IT Jobs: Trends and Barriers