The past year in healthcare has seen a stream of new development. Here’s a quick look into some of the major headlines revolving around health IT and major employment trends changing healthcare:
• Practice Fusion developed a tablet-compatible EHR system; physician tablets use has increased from 30% in 2011 to 72% in 2013.
• A BBC report estimates the telemedicine industry will grow to $43.4B by 2019 at a 17.7% compound growth rate
• Among AMN Healthcare’s list of top staffing positions currently recruited, or planned to:
- ICD-10 Coders (44%)
- Care Coordinators (41%)
- Medical Scribes (25%)
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