Website now has interactive salary study, blogs, videos; pathfinder feature
CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The economy's downward spiral has lead to the merciless slashing of jobs nationwide and across most industries. Yet, the health information field is experiencing unprecedented growth and offers career opportunities that are within reach for a wide
Designed both for students and professionals, this updated website is an interactive, one-stop-shop for anyone interested in learning about careers in health information. HIcareers.com highlights the benefits of starting a career in health information and provides industry updates and career advice to professionals already employed in health information-related jobs.
"Health information is a very diverse field and it is critical to have a website that provides site visitors with an impartial resource to learn more about the opportunities that exist for the health information professional," said AHIMA Board President Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, SSGB. "The new functionality on HIcareers.com will help visitors navigate their options to embark on, or advance a career in health information."
In the new Ask the Expert section, health information professionals and students blog about concerns and frequent questions from site visitors. In addition to advice columns, industry experts share tips and trends in the profession, while health information students can blog about day-to-day experiences from classrooms and internships.
Additionally, the new "pathfinder" quiz lets users answer simple questions about their education, interests and skills, in order to direct respondents to the health information paths that best match their backgrounds.
Other new content includes:
Representing more than 59,000 specially educated Health Information Management professionals in the United States and around the world, the American Health Information Management Association is committed to promoting and advocating for high quality research, best practices and effective standards in health information and to actively contributing to the development and advancement of health information professionals worldwide. AHIMA's enduring goal is quality healthcare through quality information. www.ahima.org
SOURCE American Health Information Management Association
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