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What is nursing informatics?


Nursing informatics is one of the fastest growing areas in healthcare. Their unique skill set in nursing as well as information technology are in high demand in the medical industry for the versatility of expertise. These nurses are not only able to care for patients as any other nurse would, but they also help the hospital’s technological functions run smoothly and efficiently, greatly improving quality of care in the process. So far (and doubling since 2011) 30 percent of all healthcare centers have a nursing informatics specialist team at their facility.

Serving as communication and IT developers, educators, researchers, nursing officers, and consultants, nursing informatics specialists are an indispensable part of any healthcare center's team. Are you interested in pursuing a career in nursing informatics? Take a look at this infographic for more; tell us what you think in the comments and don’t forget to like and share with your friends!