Now in its 29th year, the HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey has been a cornerstone of HIMSS research activities by uncovering trends and gaining valuable insights into the rapidly changing market for healthcare and IT professionals.
The 2018 HIMSS U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey reflects the perspectives of U.S. health information and technology leaders on a myriad of topics influencing the healthcare sector. The present report provides a robust profile of U.S. health information and technology priorities, especially as it relates to hospitals, as well as their linkage to various hospital strategic initiatives (e.g. employment of select information and technology leaders) and industry economic measures (e.g. workforce projections).
Based on the feedback from U.S. health information and technology leaders, the findings yield these notable themes: