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Infographic: The Intersection of Healthcare and IT

August 19th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Healthcare informatics allow healthcare professionals to promote wellness, protect patient safety and provide higher quality of care by collecting, organizing, analyzing and using data to create patient information within the healthcare system.

Approximately 50,000 health informatics workers will be needed in the next five to seven years, according to a new infographic from the University of Illinois. This infographic, created by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) Health Informatics Program, also details the various uses of health IT, the roles of health informatics professionals, benefits of utilizing health informatics such as patient education, and more.

The Intersection of Healthcare and IT

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