Background in Sales and Marketing Can Be Transferable into Health Informatics
David Kushan, Managing Partner of Healthcare IS
Summary: Having a background in sales and marketing can be a transferable role into the field of health informatics.
Just in general, I think it depends on the organization. Some are looking for content experts that will, with some light sales skill and will provide the sales training. Many might consider somebody from the outside of the industry who has a demonstrated track record in business development and provide the product knowledge.