Tag Archives: Health IT

Universities Respond to need for Healthcare Informatics Professionals

Recently healthcare informatics seems to be a buzzword in both the healthcare and education industries. As Congress pushes for a new healthcare system and information technology advances both converge in healthcare informatics and educators are taking notice. Now many colleges and universities across the world are offering degree programs in …

Read More »

Health IT Training Grants at HHS

The Department of Health and Human Services made known last week that there is $80 million in new health IT training grants. These new grants are aimed at strengthening the country’s health IT labor force. The grants are broken down into two different categories: community college training programs ($70 million) …

Read More »

CTO Aneesh Chopra’s Push for Simple Health IT Standards

Aneesh Chopra, the federal government’s chief technology officer, urges that health IT standards need to be simple and easy to understand. He believes that with simple standards, there can be evolution as well. In a recent article NextGov.com reported that Chopra was in a meeting with the Health IT Standards …

Read More »