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Training the New Wave of Health Information Technology Professionals
Anyone who has received medical treatment in a doctor’s office or hospital can probably recall seeing rows of filing cabinets or shelves with folders of patients’ records.
Curriculum, Collaboration Key to HIT Education
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of health information and medical records technicians is expected to increase 20% by 2018, a much faster rate than the average for all other occupations.
The University of Wisconsin has introduced a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology degree program in partnership with four campuses
Frank Waterstraat, Jr., is director of the program, designed to produce graduates who can analyze health data and other health information.
Breaking into the HIT Job Market—The Importance of Tech Skills and How to Overcome a Lack of IT Know-How
Two years ago, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology estimated that the healthcare industry would require an additional 50,000 HIT workers by 2015 to help organizations meet meaningful use criteria.
U. of Wis. to offer online health info degree
Applications are being accepted for a newly approved online health information management and technology bachelor’s degree program that will start this fall through the University of Wisconsin.
UW System to offer new online bachelor’s degree in health information
A newly approved online program through a consortium of four University of Wisconsin campuses will offer an online bachelor’s degree in health information, one of the fastest growing professions.
U. of Wisconsin offers new health IT degree
The University of Wisconsin (UW) is offering a new online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) degree by a consortium of UW campuses and coordinated by University of Wisconsin–Extension (UW–Extension).
Wisconsin offers four-year HIM degrees online
A consortium of four University of Wisconsin campuses is offering a new online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) in an effort to address the state’s shortage of four-year degree holders in this field.
University of Wisconsin-Extension