The following is a press release about the HIMSS Academic Health IT Directory which lists 395 separate institutions that provide 499 programs in health IT. If you're interested in strengthening your health IT skills and entering the industry, then you may want to take a look at this directory.
Enhance and Advance Health Information Technology Education with HIMSS Academic HIT Directory
CHICAGO (May 31, 2012) – Recent government initiatives, policies and requirements are fueling a demand for healthcare information professionals who can support this reform, and work, in the American healthcare system. HIMSS State HIT Dashboard now offers the Academic Health IT Directory, a central resource for campus-based, online and blended health IT academic programs across the country for those seeking a career in the field.
The Academic Health IT Directory lists 395 separate institutions that provide 499 programs. Users will find the URL for the school, accreditation (CAHIIM or AMIA 10x10), program name and type (associate, undergraduate, graduate, fellowship, certificate); delivery method (online-only; blended; brick and mortar); program contact name, department, address, email; and URL for the program.