About the course
Must be accepted into the Health Informatics and Information Technology program in order to enroll for the this program.
The Health Informatics and Health IT Professional Education program is a 9-week intensive classroom-based program, which takes place Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm in the McCombs School of Business (GSB 5.142). This program is designed to prepare graduates for a variety of exciting careers in Health IT. Student will gain knowledge in four didactic courses and hands-on training with five electronic health record software systems, complete a 2-week off-site practicum with a healthcare provider, software vendor, or government organization, and study in a state-of-the-art mock simulation laboratory modeling the healthcare continuum of care. Graduates of this program are also eligible to sit for 4 external certifications; Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHP), Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt, and Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR).
Dr. Leanne Field is a Clinical Professor of Public Health at The University of Texas at Austin, College of Natural Sciences, and Director of Digital Healthcare Innovation, McCombs School of Business. She leads research in digital healthcare and the development of new digital health educational pr...
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