50,000 health informatics professionals will be needed in the next 5-7 years with an expected 20% increase in jobs between 2010 and 2020. To address these gaps, health informatics professionals will play a growing role in the intersection of health and IT.
To highlight this growing importance, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Health Informatics Masters program has created the inforaphic shown below that breaks down the roles, sub-disciplines and benefits of health informatics.
UIC’s Online Health Informatics Degree
The University of Illinois at Chicago is the nation’s premier provider of education for Health Informatics and Health Information Management professionals. Their innovative curriculum incorporates the latest ideas and technology from the health care industry with real world experience and hands-on application.
For more information about the program, visit here; http://healthinformatics.uic.edu/