Health informatics is one sizzling hot degree. Health informatics degree holders get jobs -- and they get them fast.
A June 15, 2011 Hartford Courant article reports that recent graduates of Connecticut's Capital Community College are already finding work in their field. "Of the 33 graduates ... four already have found jobs -- in area hospitals, a doctor's office and a community health center."
Thanks to recent federal healthcare legislation, job opportunities in the field of health informatics is set to explode. Regulations under Obamacare place a premium on the compilation, storage, and retrieval of patients' records. To ease this process, hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare services have been converting to electronic records. This means they need competent professionals to manage those records.
Below are listed 4 reasons why you should pursue a health informatics degree:
It should be clear to you that a career in health informatics promises fulfillment, opportunity, and financial security. Make the most of your opportunity by choosing to study health informatics, and you'll be on your way to one of the 21st century's hottest careers.