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HHS-Backed Survey Evaluates Health IT Training Milestones

healthcare systemA Department of Health and Human Services-funded study has indicated that grantees of a $116 million training program have fulfilled requirements of the health information technology sector, Federal Times reported March 11.

Nicole Blake Johnson writes that HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT commissioned the NORC at the University of Chicago to perform surveys and gather data in order to assess the results of workforce program.

Schools used funds to train 19,773 individuals between April 2010 and October 2013 under the Community College Consortia to Educate Information Technology Professionals in Health Care program, according to the report.

The survey indicated that 89 percent of nearly 1,700 students who took a higher-level study in health IT landed jobs after finishing the training course, the report says.

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