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HIMSS infographic illustrates the state of mobile technologies in healthcare.
The Survey, which reflects the responses of 298 respondents from more than 650 U.S. hospitals, offers examples of progress made and hurdles providers face when integrating mobile technologies into their facilities to improve patient care. Though many providers are still early in their adoption/implementation of mobile technology, respondents indicated that the top benefit to having mobile tech in facilities is increased access to patient information, and the ability to view data from a remote location. Funding limitations top the list for barriers.
Questions in this year’s study were modified to align with the 6 areas of the mHIMSS Roadmap, which include:
The infographic below provides a visual representation of key results from the 3rd Annual Mobile Health Survey.
Key Findings Summary
Legal & Policy
Privacy & Security
New Care Models
ROI & Payment
Standards & Interoperability
Today at HIMSS 2014, HIMSS released the results of the 2014 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey, which examines the roles, responsibilities and outlook for nursing informatics professionals. The 2014 Survey captures current professional status and practice trends, while identifying changes that have occurred over the last nine years in the nursing informatics workforce.
The Survey, supported by the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community, continues to suggest that nurse informaticists play a crucial role in the development, implementation and optimization of information systems and applications including clinical documentation, computerized practitioner order entry (CPOE) and electronic medical/health records.
Below is the key findings from the 2014 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey summarized in the Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey Infographic.
Since 2004, HIMSS has surveyed the nursing informatics community to gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the informatics nurse professional. Get acquainted with the 2014 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey findings and understand the importance of this growing specialty.
To download the complete report and the corresponding infographic, please visit: www.himss.org/ni.