Monday, July 9, 2012

Careers in Health IT: Inside the ONC Workforce Development Program

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is a cooperative agreement partner of National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC).

On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1p.m. EDT, National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) will welcome representatives from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and its workforce development grantees from leading universities and community colleges to discuss the work of health IT education and workforce development programs across the country. Panelists will provide case studies on programs at both the community college and university level and show how these programs prepare graduates to join the workforce and advance their careers. Speakers on this program will also give their thoughts on the direction of the health IT industry and their opinions on the segments that may see the highest growth in the coming years.

  • Cinyon Reed, Program Officer, ONC
  • Dr. Susan Fenton, Assistant Professor, Health Information Management, Texas State University
  • Norma Morganti, Executive Director, Midwest Community College Health Information Technology (HIT) Consortium
  • Dr. Andrea Arcona, Curriculum Coordinator, Health IT Consortium Tidewater Community College
You can register and join NeHC University’s program on Careers in Health IT. *($15 fee).

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