The healthcare informatics profession

50 %
50 %
Information about The healthcare informatics profession
Health & Medicine

Published on February 27, 2014

Author: yasminaldosari

Source: slideshare.net

Description

this ppt describe the The healthcare informatics profession in WORLD and how is it in Saudi Arabia ..

The Healthcare Informatics Profession Yasmin Aldosari

Outlines • What is Health Informatics? • Services • The population to serve • The preparation required to acquire it and Skills • Health Informatics in Saudi Arabia • Statistics for Graduates of HI • Conclusion

What is Health Informatics (HI)? • The knowledge, skills and tools which enable information to be collected, managed, used and shared to support the delivery of healthcare and promote health. • Healthcare informatics is the field within information science concerned with the management of healthcare data and information using computers and other technologies • The National Health Service (NHS) explains that the HI career field is one of the fastest growing areas within healthcare.

Services • Create electronic health records for every person in the country or • Explore patient data to identify disease and treatment trends. • Concerned with the collection, storage, and analysis of information related to administration, program development, patient care, and public health issues.

The Population to Serve • Support • • • • • Quality Patient Care Medical Research Health Planning Healthcare Evaluation And Financial

The Preparation Required to Acquire it and Skills • HI requires technical skills that are used to manipulate data into useful reports. • This means that a working knowledge of statistical analysis and data integration within the database storage software are required. • Bachelor's and master’s degree or certificates in HI

The Preparation Required to Acquire it and Skills • Sub-disciplines of health informatics • nursing informatics • medical informatics • pharmacy informatics • clinical informatics • dental informatics • public health informatics • and mental health informatics • etc.

Health Informatics Services UK

Health Informatics in Saudi Arabia

Health Informatics in Saudi Arabia • Very new field. • Saudi Association for Health Information (SAHI) was established in 2006 • Develop theoretical and applicable knowledge, and provide applicable scientific studies

Statistics for Graduates of HI Educational sectors King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Degree Established year Job Title Bachelor’s 2006 Specialist 0 Senior-Specialist 66 Master’s Number of Graduate Saudi Electronic University Bachelor’s 2012 Specialist 0 AlQaseem University Bachelor’s 2011 Specialist 0 Umm Al-Qura University Bachelor’s 2011 Specialist 0 Jazan University Bachelor’s 2011 Specialist 0 Hail University Bachelor’s 2011 Specialist 0

King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Master Program • This program accepts students with bachelor’s degrees in IT, medical, and hospital management, and it has had 66 students graduate (41 female and 25 male) from its master’s degree program since 2008

Conclusion • Very new field of study in Saudi Arabia • The healthcare sector still does not understand the role HI plays in healthcare in SA. • World needs 50,000 HI professionals in the next five to seven years  SA needs more HI professionals. • SAHI has poor information and old.

Add a comment

Related presentations

Related pages

Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information ...

For more than a decade, Healthcare Informatics has honored those at the forefront of healthcare IT innovation with its Innovator Awards signature issue.
Read more

Nursing Informatics - lms.rn.com

recognized specialty in the profession. Nursing informatics is considered both a science and a ... Healthcare environments now incorporate virtual ...
Read more

The Job of a Health Informatics Professional | USF Health

As information transforms the business of healthcare, providers nationwide are recruiting trained health informatics (HI) professionals to manage and ...
Read more

A Code of Ethics for Health Informatics Professionals

A Code of Ethics for Health Informatics Professionals (HIPs) should therefore be clear, unambiguous, and easily applied in practice.
Read more

HEALTH INFORMATICS AND THE SLEEP TECHNOLOGY PROFESSION

HEALTH INFORMATICS AND THE SLEEP TECHNOLOGY PROFESSION By Mark D. Eley, MS, RST, RPSGT, ... Health informatics can affect all healthcare environments .
Read more

HSRIC: Health Informatics

Health Informatics is "the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services ...
Read more

Ethical Issues in Health Informatics - KSU Faculty Member ...

Ethical Issues in Health Informatics: Human values should govern research and practice in health professions. Healthcare informatics, like other health ...
Read more

Informatics | explorehealthcareers.org

Healthcare Careers; Accredited Schools ... Although the medical informatics field shares the general scope of these interests with some other health ...
Read more

Healthcare Occupations : Occupational Outlook Handbook ...

Employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.3 ...
Read more