Community College Consortia to Educate Health IT Professionals in Health Care Program
The Community College Consortia Program includes five regional groups – Regions A, B, C, D, and E – of 82 member community colleges representing all 50 states. The member community colleges received funding to rapidly create Health IT academic programs or expand existing health IT training programs that can be completed in six months or less.
The programs are designed for professionals with an IT or health care background and focus on training students for the following professional roles:
- Practice workflow and information management redesign specialists
- Clinician/practitioner consultants
- Implementation support specialists
- Implementation managers
- Technical/software support