Healthcare Industry – 2014

The past year in healthcare has seen a stream of new development. Here’s a quick look into some of the major headlines revolving around health IT and major employment trends changing healthcare:

• Practice Fusion developed a tablet-compatible EHR system; physician tablets use has increased from 30% in 2011 to 72% in 2013.

• A BBC report estimates the telemedicine industry will grow to $43.4B by 2019 at a 17.7% compound growth rate

• Among AMN Healthcare’s list of top staffing positions currently recruited, or planned to:

  1. ICD-10 Coders (44%)
  2. Care Coordinators (41%)
  3. Medical Scribes (25%)

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Sources:

http://www.hcrnetwork.com/practice-fusion-updates-ehr-system-tablets/

http://www.bccresearch.com/market-research/healthcare/telemedicine-technologies-report-hlc014g.html

http://www.amnhealthcare.com/uploadedFiles/MainSite/Content/Workforce_Solutions/Survey-Emerging-Roles-in-Healthcare-2014.pdf

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