It’s a good time for healthcare IT professionals who have developed their skills. Not only are they in demand by healthcare providers, they are also attractive to employers outside healthcare.
“Salaries are rising,” according to Judy Kirby, president of executive healthcare IT search firm Kirby Partners. She said that the overall economy is heating up and other industries are starting to look at health IT professionals who have skills in key areas like cyber-security and analytics.
“Healthcare was in great shape when the economy tanked in 2009, so a lot of people stayed in healthcare that would have gone into other industries,” Kirby explained. “Now that other industries are growing, you’re seeing pressure on salaries to go up.”
And while cyber-security and analytics are the two hot areas for healthcare IT spending, these technologies are also important areas for other industries as well.
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