Calculating a career in Nursing Informatics

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  • Technological advancements are a major source of the growth of the nursing field in general, and as technology moves forward, the field of Nursing Informatics is bound

    to become more and more essential to providing safe, efficient care.

    Todays Healthcare Information Technology Landscape

    A Growing Field

    Informatics Qualications

    say HIT benefits their overall ability to provide care efficiently, including the ability to have the information needed to understand their daily caseload

    say HIT benefits can help support of clinical processes, including the ability to provide quality care

    indicated that the information provided through the HIT tools available at their organization helped clinicians process data and improved access to information needed to provide safe patient care

    Source: 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

    Nursing field is expected to grow by 26% between 2010 and 2020

    Average Salary in Nursing Informatics

    Source: 2011 HIMMS Nursing Informatics Survey

    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

    of experience as an RN of work in informatics for certification

    Source: The American Nurses Credentialing Center