The Future of Nursing is Technology?

In the Philippines, newly graduated nurses are being urged to think outside the box for employment. The Department of Labor and Development is suggesting that nurses should also look into IT and business industries when seeking jobs, as those are emerging markets. Most of these jobs are part of the medical outsourcing trend and it is considered a fast-growing sector. GMA News reports that healthcare outsourcing jobs include medical transcriptionists, medical butlers, medical assistants, and medical representatives. These jobs are being pushed as part of a larger IT-BPAP Road Map, creating 1.3 to 3.2 million career opportunities by 2016. Read more here: DOLE urges nurses to try IT, health care jobs