Tag Archives: public health informatics and technology workforce development program

HHS Aims to Diversify Public Health Informatics, Technology Workforce via Funding Initiative; Elise Sweeney Anthony Quoted

Health and Human

An $80 million funding initiative by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will focus on creating a diverse talent pipeline for public health informatics and technology. Elise Sweeney Anthony, executive director of HHS' policy office, noted that the PHIT Workforce Program is eyeing minority-serving institutions to identify candidates capable of forming and participating in consortiums.

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HHS Creates $80M Program to Build Up Public Health IT Workforce; Secretary Xavier Becerra Quoted

Xavier Becerra

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has received $80 million in funds through the American Rescue Plan for a program that seeks to train over 4,000 individuals in public health informatics and technology fields over a period of four years. Applications for the PHIT Workforce Program are due Aug. 11th. 

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