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Top 4 ways to keep health IT employees satisfied

One of the keys to successful health IT projects is assembling and maintaining a skilled, productive IT team. But health IT professionals are becoming harder to attract and retain.

As the job market in general begins to improve, many employers are finding new challenges with recruiting and retention. But that’s especially the case in healthcare IT, where new trends and legislation have created a high demand for talent.

So how can healthcare organizations attract the best IT employees — and keep them happy? In a recent survey, IT professionals listed the top factors that can boost their job satisfaction:

  1. A boss who gives them autonomy and lets them manage their own projects (70%)
  2. Good salary and benefits (62%)
  3. Opportunities to be trained in new technical skills (61%), and
  4. Flexible schedules (61%).

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