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Nurse Recruitment Needed for Nursing Informatics Positions

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, October 24th, 2013

Nursing informatics, a fast-growing specialty, has some hospitals struggling to keep pace in learning the best ways to hire and retain these in-demand nurses who combine clinical skills with IT skills to improve patient care.

Technological advances, approval of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, and funding for electronic health records technology have contributed to increased job growth in this field.

The Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology anticipates 50,000 new health information technology jobs, including nurse informaticists, will be created within the next few years.

Many hospitals are bringing people on board who are seasoned clinicians in their departments, well respected, and have a long history and commitment to the hospital. This reduces turnover.

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