Healthcare Data Analytics Talent Shortage Steadily Rising

The demand for real-time data means more and more health systems are looking to hire exceptional Healthcare Data Analytics talent to help them develop the health IT tools that will support quality improvement initiatives – but they are far and few in between.

Will improving clinical quality and reducing inefficiencies have to take a back burner because of the lack of Healthcare IT Data Analytics talent? According to Health IT Analytics, “an online poll of readers found that half of the organizations are seeking data science experts to provide leadership, support, and technical know-how for analytics initiatives, but have not yet been able to attract the staff they need to break through existing barriers. Just over 31 percent of respondents said they are unsure where to begin when it comes to data analytics initiatives, making an experienced, fully-staffed analytics department even more of an organizational imperative. ”

Here are a few of the problems that Healthcare Data Analysts can solve:

  • Interoperability Problems,
  • Population Health Management,
  • Clinical Analytics,
  • Data Siloes,
  • Electronic Health Record Optimization,
  • Patient-Generated Health Data,
  • Laboratory Data,
  • Workflow Issues that prevent leveraging data assets,
  • Claims Data to enhance clinical decision-making,
  • Clinical Quality Benchmarking,
  • Operational Performance Reporting,
  • and various Business Intelligence initiatives to name a few.

Ensuring your organization has the right people to support value-based care is no easy task and a great healthcare data analyst, who has the ability and know-how to acquire, manage, analyze, interpret, and transform data into accurate, consistent, and timely information while balancing the “big picture” strategic vision with day-to-day details is just what every healthcare organization needs to tackle the big and small health initiatives within your organization. Learn more about how we can assist you with creating a talent strategy for finding, attracting and hiring exceptional Healthcare Data Analytics Talent by calling 972-316-9718 right now. You do not have to be affected by the health care talent shortage.

Small, medium and large-sized hospitals, medical centers, and health systems IT decision-makers, data and enterprise architects, bioinformatics, clinical, analytics, and genomics professionals all play a key role in working with data to help solve healthcare initiatives. Comment below and share your organizations’ biggest challenges when it comes to healthcare data analytics?


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