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This survey captures nursing informatics salary, professional status and practice trends while identifying changes that have occurred over the last 13 years in the nursing informatics workforce.
2011 study that explores the background of 660 nurse informaticists.
2009 study that asked a wide range of healthcare leaders to identify the impact that informatics nurses can have on the healthcare environment.
2004 study that explores the background of 537 nurse informaticists.
CPHIMS Professional Certification
CPHIMS Certification Overview by Dan Clark - Recording
View this webinar on the CAHIMS and CPHIMS health IT certification credentials and how it impacts the medical informatics field.
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Career Information and Job Opportunities
eNurse Mentoring Program
How can clinicians with no IT experience break into the informatics workforce and what certifications best suite a physician executive in today's healthcare market place?
What are three main competencies that nurse informaticists need for career advancement? HIMSS Nurse eMentors Margaret Senn and Beth Haley share their insights.
How has recruiting for IT executive positions in the healthcare industry changed in the last 5 years? Please provide some thoughts and observations.
How do you best hire compatible employees and avoid culture clash within any organization? Can you provide your thoughts on how best to approach this effort? By Linda Harrington and Maria Arellano
How do you balance the business side of informatics with the clinical side of informatics - advice on how to balance both for quality healthcare? by Rhelinda McFadden and Mary Beth Mitchell
If you wanted to create an environment for nurses to be motivated and grow into the informatics professions, what are some of the things you would do? by Mark Sugrue and Robert Kirchner
Do you think there will be a continuing demand for nurses in the informatics field and if so why? By Willa Fields and Jeanette Polaschek
How can a nurse become marketable to employers seeking vendor specific knowledge? By Robert (Clark) Campbell and Beth Halley
How would you recommend professionally preparing and transitioning from a Nursing Informatics Director position to a VP of Informatics position or Nurse Executive position? by Charles Boicey and Karen Carroll
What is a nurse informatics specialist and what's the difference between that role and the current role of a nurse in our healthcare system today? by Cheryl Parker and Karen Martin
In your opinion what were the challenges you faced in your role as a nurse in health IT and are there really job opportunities available for those interested in pursuing a career related to Nursing Informatics? by Dana Alexander and Willa Fields
What specific strategies would you use to increase your chance of getting a position if this apparently was your only weakness by feedback received? by Cheryl Parker and Joyce Sensmeier
How important is it to take a project management class while earning my master's degree in Healthcare Informatics? What other opportunities would you have taken advantage of while earning your degree? by Brenda Herrmann and Jeanette Polaschek