HIT Workforce Recruitment and Retention

Event Details
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Host: 
Rural Health Innovations (RHI)

Duration: 59 minutes

This webinar discusses best practices in recruiting and retaining health information technology (HIT) staff, national HIT workforce recruiting trends and unique conditions of recruiting and retaining staff in rural settings. The presentation includes insights from the National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet) and from a grantee of the Rural Health Information Technology Workforce Program.

Objectives

  • Learn about HIT workforce recruitment trends across the US
  • Discuss advantages and disadvantages of working in a rural setting
  • Learn best practices in recruiting and retaining HIT workforce

Speakers

  • Mike Shimmens, Executive Director, National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet)
  • Mark Barclay, Director of Member Services, National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet)
  • Cindy Large, RN, BSN, Network Director, Indiana Rural Health Information Technology Education Network (IRHITEN)
  • Joe Wivoda, CIO, Rural Health Innovations, National Rural Health Resource Center