Careers for Nurses in Healthcare Information Systems

  • Betsy S. Hersher
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Nurses entering the healthcare information systems field will have an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement in a dynamic and challenging environment. Systems are being developed to support patient-focused care, clinical outcomes, clinical repositories, care mapping, and managed care. These systems are only the tip of the iceberg. As healthcare integrated networks evolve, information and clinical data become the key element for success. Nurses make managers and leaders. They are needed to define, design, install, develop, consult on, and market these systems.


Clinical Information System Healthcare Industry Software Vendor Chief Information Office Healthcare Information System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

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