Data Scientist Shortage Creates Competitive Job Market for Analytics, Informatics

According to a Bloomberg analysis, job postings for data scientists rose 75 percent from January 2015 to January 2018 at the popular job search website Indeed.com.

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AHIMA Releases New Informatics Toolkit for HIM Professionals

The toolkit provides tools for health informatics and information management professionals to assist them in meeting the growing demand for informatics competencies in healthcare.

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Providers and Google Team Up to Use EHR Data in Machine Learning

Google recently announced a partnership with University of Chicago Medicine to use information collected in EHRs to predict and prevent certain risk factors.

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Patient Advocates Discuss Harnessing the Untapped Health Data Horde

With the proliferation of biomedical research “megaprojects,” we are collecting massive amounts of data that present a challenge to the scientists who seek to make sense of and harness that data.

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AHIMA Seeks Comments on Proposed Informatics Curricula

AHIMA is asking informatics practitioners and informatics educators to comment on its new set of graduate level health informatics competencies—which have been posted online—by October 3.

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White Paper: EHRs Not Pulling Their Weight in Precision Medicine Research
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White Paper: EHRs Not Pulling Their Weight in Precision Medicine Research

The failure of electronic health records (EHRs) to demonstrate substantial clinical and financial benefits—or be interoperable—is one of the key reasons precision medicine efforts aren’t succeeding, according to the authors of a “Viewpoint” article published by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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