Health care IT staff get a united voice

The health care IT community is to get a united voice as the BCS and Assist, an association for IT professionals in health and...

The health care IT community is to get a united voice as the BCS and Assist, an association for IT professionals in health and social care, open talks about Assist becoming a BCS specialist group.

The move will bring another 2,000 specialists under the BCS Health Informatics Committee, which already oversees seven health IT specialist groups.

Committee chairman Glyn Hayes said, "The BCS is the leading voice on health care IT issues, and with an additional 2,000 expert members from a variety of disciplines joining forces with us, we will be able to independently comment on any IT-related health care issue."

Assist chairman Andrew Haw said, "The voice of informatics professionals will be greatly strengthened at a vital time."

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