Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Health Informatics Specialist is $59,994
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Health Informatics Specialists?
An early career Health Informatics Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,362 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Health Informatics Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,639 based on 34 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Health Informatics Specialists Do?
A healthcare informatics specialist works in a healthcare institution to establish and maintain the information technology systems within the organization. This involves making sure that the systems comply to company policies, regulations, and the law. The specialist will be involved with research of technology systems and then plan for the implementation of the chosen system. Usually the ability to work on a team is important. Implementing a system may involve carrying out testing of the …Read more
- Participate in the development of health information technology protocols and policies to ensure compliance with regulations.
- Provide administrative/technical support to help troubleshoot and assist with problems faced by system users.
- Identify deficiencies in hospital informatics standards and develop plans to improve processes.
- Assess learning needs of hospital staff and develop training to improve employee knowledge.