Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) Workforce Study: Final Report. Figure 1. NHIN Workforce Estimates Versus Time Available for NHIN Implementation


Graph: NHIN Workforce versus Time Span. Graph has one line each for PHYSICIAN OFFICE EHRs, Hospital EHRs, and Community Health Networks showing rough workforce needs for year 2 through 8. Hospitals have the largest demand but drop significantly for each year from roughly 87,000 in year two to 19,000 in year eight. Physicians offices are shown making a smooth decline from 20,000 to roughly 6 thousand, and Community Health is shown as a relatively flat but declining line near the bottom of the scale.

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