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"Hi KDan, welcome to the site! I'd say you should probably look into Masters programmes rather than Bachelors (you would be more employable and would probably qualify). You could do some IT courses alongside if you want to get more up to speed…"
I am a MD, trained in OB/GYN with experience with EMRs. No formal training in IT. Looking for a change in career that will allow me to be involved with the health industry change using my clinical hat to drive programs and utility…"
Thanks. I believe it is the cost and the transition which takes time. It should speed up though. Everything is electronic and hospitals and doctor's offices are the most visited places. so why delay?
I am an epidemiologist with experience in abstracting and analyzing data from different health systems. I was also peripherally involved in EHR implementation in an outpatient setting. My main interest is in extracting information…"
"Thanks Henry, I think you make some important points. The who team will need to start using the EHR so will have to be on board. This involves a lot of training and expense and some staff might be very unhappy with having to transition!"
"Thanks for your comments Bob. I think these points are very true from the doctors point of view but I can see patients becoming increasingly uncomfortable with doctors continuing with paper and pen. I know that if my accountants told me they…"