№2, 2016

Zarifa G. Jabrayilova

The introduction and use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in health care, including e-health formation, and the realization of electronic medical cards, requires the appropriate human resources with necessary skills and knowledge. This article represents the topicality of the personnel shortage problem on IT specialties for health care - health informatics. The challenges on this problem solution in several countries, with succefully developed e-medicine, are analyzed. The programs and strategies for the solution of personnel education and training on the specialties of health informatics are analyzed. The development on personnel training in the integration of medicine and İCT in Azerbaijan are stated, and the recommendations are put forward (pp.57-68).        

Keywords:human resources in electronic health, health informatics, health informatician, health information manager, health cybernetics.
  • Alguliyev R.M., Mahmudov R.Sh. The transformation issues of the market economy in the information society //Information Society Problems, 2013, No2, pp.31-41.
  • Candace J.Gibson, H. Dominic Covvey. Clinical technologies. Chapter 5.1. Demystifying e-health human resources, 2011, pp.1403–1416, http://www.irma-international.org/chapter/demystifying-ehealth-human-resources/53656/).
  • Eardley T. NHS Informatics Workforce Survey. 2006, ASSIST: London, England, http://www.bcs.org/upload/pdf/finalreport_20061120102537.pdf
  • Legg M, Lovelock B. A Review of the Australian Health Informatics Workforce. 2009, Health Informatics Society of Australia: Melbourne, Australia, http://hisa.org.au/files/File/Australian_Health_Informatics_Workforce_Review_v1_ 1.pdf
  • O’Grady J. Health Informatics and Health Information Management: Human Resources Report. 2009, Prism Economics and Analysis: Toronto, Ontario, http://ictc-ctic.ca/uploadedFiles/Labour_Market_Intelligence/E-Health/HIHIM_report_E_web.pdf
  • Monegain B. Health IT effort to create thousands of new jobs, says Blumenthal, Healthcare IT News. October 6, 2009, http://healthcareitnews.com/news/health-it-effort-create-thousands-new-jobs-says-blumenthal
  • Hersh , Wright, A. Characterizing the health information technology workforce: Analysis for the HIMSS Analytics database, 2008, www.http://www.medir.ohsu.edu/~hersh/hit-workforce-hersh.pdf
  • Ozbolt J. An environmental scan: educating the health informatics workforce in the global South / In Making the ehealth Connection Conference, Bellagio, Italy, 2008, July 13-August 8, 2008. New York: Rockefeller Press.
  • Covvey, H. D., Zitner, D., & Bernstein, R. M. Pointing the way: Competencies and curricula in health informatics, 2001, http://www.hi.uwaterloo.ca/hi/Resources.htm.
  • Monegain B. Healthcare IT: is it a breed apart? Healthcare IT News. September, 2004, http://healthcareitnews.com/story.cms?id=1522
  • Australia Department of Health and Aging. HealthConnect. Report on the health information workforce capacity think tank, 2003a, July 28, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/hconnect/-publishing.nsf/Content/ 7746B10691FA666CCA257128007B7EAF/$File/july03think.pdf
  • United Kingdom, National Health Services. Making Information Count: A Human Resources Strategy for Health Informatics Professionals, 2002, October, 40 p.
  • United Kingdom, National Health Services Connecting for Health: Professionalizing Health Informatics (PHI), 2009, http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/systemsandservices/capability/phi.
  • Coeira E. W. Lessons from the NHS national programme for IT // The Medical Journal of Australia, 2007, vol.186, no.1, pp.3–4.
  • Smith J. Wanted: Cyber clinicians to transform the nation’s healthcare system bit by bit // Canadian Healthcare Manager, 2005, June, pp.13–14.
  • LaFleche C., Gardner N. Hitting the health informatics (HI) wall: A call to collaborative action on human resources // Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HCIM&C), 2008, vol.22, no.3, pp.16–18.
  • Seaton B. A great time to be a Health Informatics Professional… (and not so great if you need to hire one) // Healthcare Information Management & Communications Canada (HCIM&C), 2008, vol.22, no.2, pp.16–17.
  • Department of Health and Human Services. Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) workforce study: Final report, 2007, September 19, http://www.aspe.hhs.gov/sp/reports/2007/NHIN/NHINReport.shtml.
  • Wing P., Langelier M., Continelli T., Armstrong D. Data for decisions: The HIM workforce and workplace 2002 member survey, 2003, Chicago: American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA),   http://www.library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_018947.pdf
  • Eysenbach G. What is e-health? // Journal of Medical Internet Research, 2001, vol.3, no.2, e20, http://jmir.org/2001/2/e20
  • Hersh W. The Health Information Technology Workforce //ApplClin Inform., 2010, vol.1, no.2, pp.197–212.
  • Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC-Coordinated Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2008-2012, http://hhs.gov/healthit
  • American Health Information Management Association and American Medical Informatics Association. Building the work force for health information transformation. AHIMA: Chicago. 2006, Bethesda, http://amia.org
  • American Medical Informatics Association. Press Release- AMIA receives grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a global biomedical and health informatics fellowship program, 2008 December,  http://www.amia.org/files/Gates_GlobalFellowshipProgramPR.pdf
  • Big Data in Human Resource Management – Developing Research Context, file:///C:/Users/HP/Downloads/Big%20Data%20in%20Human%20Resource%20Management%20.pdf
  • Mammadova M.H., Jabrayilova Z.G. Big Data opportunities and problems in the solution of human resource management issues // Information Technologies Problems, 2016, No1, 39–48.
  • SAS report on “Big Data Analytics Assessment of Demand for Labour and Skills 2013–2020, 2014, http://www.sas.com/en_us/home.html
  • Manchini M. Exploiting Big Data for improving healthcare servuces// Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society, 2014, v.10, n.2, pp.23-33.
  • Health Cybernetics at Pskov State University, questions and answers,   http://www.pskgu.ru/page/6ACD44BF4D7BBA8C8E8483979E0BBE9C
  • http://www.cmci.rsmu.ru/
  • http://www.ee.swsu.ru/spec.php?SPEC_SHIFR=%CC%CA
  • http://www.cmci.rsmu.ru/fileadmin/rsmu/img/mbf/cmci/rab_programmi/up_informatika.pdf
  • http://www.cmci.rsmu.ru/fileadmin/rsmu/img/mbf/cmci/rab_programmi/up_it.pdf
  • http://www.cmci.rsmu.ru/fileadmin/rsmu/img/mbf/cmci/rab_programmi/up_i_i_evm.pdf