Saturday, January 23, 2010

Certificate in Healthcare or Biomedical Informatics

Don't have time to pursue a master's degree in medical informatics? How about a certificate? There are several universities offering certificate programs in health IT. For instance, Drexel University offers a Certificate in Healthcare Informatics. Drexel and quite a few other universities offer these certificate through an online curriculum. Distance learning technology has improved dramatically over the past several years and it's become very popular among those interested in pursuing a career in health information technology (health IT).

HIMSS has also formed some partnerships with the following universities to offer a certificate program in biomedical informatics:
HIMSS has partnered with the Oregon Health & Science University to offer members a certificate program in healthcare information technology and a graduate certificate program in biomedical informatics at a discounted fee. HIMSS members are eligible to receive a 5% discount on tuition for both these programs. Find out more about the OHSU Graduate Certificate Program.

HIMSS has partnered with the University of Connecticut to offer members a certificate program in healthcare information technology and a graduate certificate program in biomedical informatics at a discounted fee. HIMSS members are eligible to receive a 5% discount on tuition for both these programs. More on the HIMSS/Uconn Certificate Program in Healthcare Information Technology.
Want some more information about some of these certificate programs?

Drexel University
http://www.drexel.com/online-degrees/information-sciences-degrees/cert-hci/curriculum.aspx

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
http://www.ohsu.edu/ohsuedu/academic/som/dmice/academics/programs.cfm#certificate

University of Connecticut
http://continuingstudies.uconn.edu/professional/health/ithealth.html

Northeastern University
http://www.cps.neu.edu/gradcert_healthinfo

Stanford University
http://bmi.stanford.edu/distance-education/index.html

University of Maryland
http://www.winter.umd.edu/index.php?slab=public-health-informatics

To see a more comprehensive list of medical, biomedical, and health informatics programs in the United States, click here.

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