Health Informatics Specialist


  • The US Department of Labor estimates a 49% job growth in health information and health informatics
  • Healthcare Informatics was named one of the top careers in U.S. News & World Report
  • Approximately 70,000 health informatics specialists are needed in the next decade, according to Don Detmer, the CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
  • Health informatics is the #1 emerging industry job opportunity on CareerBuilder.com

Clinical Informatics Coordinator

Clinical informatics coordinator

According to Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

A Clinical Informatics Coordinator has to plan, implement, and evaluate the information systems that are used within the hospital or health care facility. This career requires an in-depth knowledge of clinical information systems and data retrieval.  In addition, this postion usually requires at least four years of experience working in clinical or patient care and medical information experience.

Job Duties

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate the information systems that are used within the hospital or health care facility
  • Possess an in depth knowledge of clinical information systems and data retrieval
  • Facilitate the application of technology through the integration of clinical care and information/computer science
  • Evaluate current information systems
  • Upgrade or improve existing computer information systems or recommend new systems

Health Informatics Jobs

Other professions in the field of health informatics include:

  • Nursing information officer
  • Chief information officer
  • Medical informatics specialist
  • Certified health information specialist
  • Informaticist Researcher
  • Informatics consultant
  • Information systems manager
  • Clinical informaticist
  • Project manager in health information
  • Healthcare administrator
  • Medical and health services manager

For more information about health informatics careers please visit The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

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