"I find value in the CIPP and CISSP credentials every day. Throughout my various professional roles in law, information technology, and now in health IT, I have always had to use multiple domains of knowledge."
Explore health information and technology job descriptions and career opportunities compiled by the HIMSS Professional Development Committee.
We pooled together insights from HIMSS Women in Health IT community members who are leading the change they want to see on the front lines of the field and beyond.
In a field experiencing such vast change, it’s important to possess a standard body of knowledge and an up-to-date skill set. HIMSS certifications show you’re well informed and well prepared for what’s ahead in your career.
Georgsson, M. (July, 2018). A nursing informatics research career in the making – personal reflections and insights Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2).
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono – a recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award – shared with our Steps to Value podcast how her path has been full of changes, but that these changes helped her become the leader she is today.
Lisa Stump, recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award, shares with our Steps to Value podcast the intended and unintended consequences of technological change and the role diversity plays in the creation of effective innovation.
Nursing Data Standards: Triangulating the Development of Industry-Level Competencies In Digital Healthcare
Kennedy, M. (Nov, 2018). Nursing Data Standards: Triangulating the Development of Industry-Level Competencies In Digital Healthcare. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(3). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
Listen to three HIMSS podcast episodes on how innovation, diversity, education and change management are transforming workforce development in healthcare.
What does it take to maintain relevant, up-to-date educational curricula for health informatics students? Leaders of the HIMSS TIGER initiative share how they worked collaboratively to describe and validate a health informatics framework.
Learning is a lifelong journey. That’s why professional development—fed by the constant pursuit of knowledge—should always be considered a career priority.