Nursing Informatics: The Future of Healthcare Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 6, 2014
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The healthcare industry is expanding. At the same time, technology is entering the healthcare realm at an unprecedented speed. Not surprisingly, healthcare jobs are becoming more technical than ever before. Nursing informatics has been around for many years, but now it’s the hot new nursing degree program on the block.

The healthcare industry is expanding. At the same time, technology is entering the healthcare realm at an unprecedented speed. Not surprisingly, healthcare jobs are becoming more technical than ever before. Nursing informatics has been around for many years, but now it’s the hot new nursing degree program on the block.

But what is nursing informatics? Nursing informatics specialists use available technology, such as databases and the internet, to augment patient care. They may also be researchers, software engineers, implementation consultants, or policy developers.

Nursing Informatics Specialists are generally satisfied with their work and can expect to earn an average of $100k per year. To decide whether an advanced degree in nursing informatics is for you, check out this infographic for all the facts and figures.

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