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Global workforce trends in health informatics and information management


Marc, D and Butler-Henderson, K and Dua, P and Lalani, K and Fenton, SH, Global workforce trends in health informatics and information management, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 25-30 August 2019, Lyon, France, pp. 1273-1277. ISBN 978-1-64368-002-6 (2019) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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DOI: doi:10.3233/SHTI190431


In a data driven environment, healthcare has seen ongoing digital transformation to meet both clinical and business needs. But, have the educational and functional requirements of the health informatics and information management (HIIM) workforce also adapted? This study examined the current employment opportunities in HIIM globally. Using 11 keywords generated from a literature review, postings on the job advertisement website Indeed™ for all available countries were analyzed. The results show that job postings tend to fall within 4 discrete categories: 1) health information technology; 2) health research; 3) health leadership and project management; and 4) health compliance. Data indicated a higher prevalence for certain areas by country. The findings from this study can inform HIIM educational providers about future skill requirements.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:workforce, health information
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health informatics and information systems
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Evaluation of health and support services
Objective Field:Evaluation of health and support services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Butler-Henderson, K (Associate Professor Kerryn Butler-Henderson)
ID Code:134934
Year Published:2019
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Office of the School of Health Sciences
Deposited On:2019-09-14
Last Modified:2020-08-18
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