Avant Healthcare Professionals Introduces Healthcare Information Technology Staffing Solutions

Orlando, FL, November 05, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Avant Healthcare Professionals today announced an expansion of their service line offerings to include Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) professional staffing solutions. The pace for the astonishing growth of Healthcare Information Technologies will require talented professionals from around the globe to assist in implementation. Avant Healthcare Professionals specializes in IT consultants ranging from entry level to senior level professionals; each with a keen understanding of the unique Healthcare IT requirements and specialties such as, ICD-10, EPIC, E-Clinical, EMR, EHR, HL7 and the many other healthcare specific applications.

With the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and creation of meaningful use incentives for hospitals and healthcare facilities to implement electronic health records an immediate and urgent shortage of qualified information technology professionals resulted. According to the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT, healthcare providers will need an additional 50,000 IT workers to satisfy EHR meaningful use criteria. That represents a 50% increase in the size of the current estimated HCIT workforce of 108,000. Avant Healthcare Professionals mission is centered on providing innovative international recruitment solutions to the healthcare industry to meet urgent and ongoing staffing shortages.

CEO Shari Sandifer stated, “As an experienced healthcare staffing partner that is Joint Commission and Image Certified through the Department of Homeland Security, Avant strongly believes we are well positioned to offer the same high quality internationally educated professionals to our current and new healthcare clients. We will continue to provide our comprehensive personal, professional, social and cultural transitioning support, and offer opportunities to professionals both domestically and internationally.”

About Avant Healthcare
Avant Healthcare Professionals is the premier specialist for internationally educated nursing and allied health professionals; including Healthcare IT, Nursing and Allied Health professionals. Avant Healthcare Professionals is Joint Commission certified and founding member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR). Avant Healthcare Professionals “international solution” provides substantial return on investment (ROI), increased revenues, improved retention, diversity, and is a competitive advantage to progressive healthcare organizations most critical needs. For more information visit www.avanthealthcare.com

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