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Health IT Careers

Interesting facts about career opportunities in Health IT in our region:

  • Northeast Ohio averages 200–300 open Health IT positions each year
  • Software Developers and Data Scientists – Highest demand roles in Health IT
  • The industry is rapidly growing, represented by such companies as CoverMyMeds, OnShift, PartsSource, IBM Watson Health, Hyland, Pandata, TPA Stream, MetroHealth and University Hospitals
  • Starting salaries often range between $60,000 – $70,000
  • More universities are offering degrees in data science and data analytics
  • A career in Health IT has both a financial and social ROI – good starting salary + doing work that benefits others
  • Most Health IT companies operate in casual environments that encourage collaboration and teamwork
  • High School classes like Computer Science Principles and Computer Science (A) are game changers, creating the on-ramp to a career in Health IT.
  • Health IT in the CLE is an initiative launched out of BioEnterprise with the sole mission of growing and diversifying the talent pipeline for the local Health IT sector.

For more information on Health IT careers, educational pathways and how you can
get plugged, visit www.hitinthecle.com.

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