The University of Texas at Austin formally launches its Health Information Exchange (HIE) laboratory this week. This laboratory simulates the national, state and local networks that are being developed to electronically exchange medical data. The laboratory is part of the university’s pioneering Health IT program offering a certificate program designed to “fast track” university graduates into the rapidly evolving field of health IT.
Event: Opening of the new Health Information Technology Learning Center in the Norman Hackerman Building When: 4–6 p.m., June 6 Where: Norman Hackerman Building, 100 East 24th St., The University of Texas at Austin campus Background: The College of Natural Sciences’ Health Information Technology (Health IT) program offers an intensive nine-week certification program that prepares students… » Continue Reading
LBJ School, Patient Privacy Rights Foundation Co-Host Washington, D.C. Summit on Health Privacy Rights
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation will co-host the nation’s first public summit to discuss the future of health privacy in the digital age.
Dr. David Blumenthal, Health Information Technology National Coordinator, Visits Health IT Program at The University of Texas at Austin
Event: David Blumenthal, M.D., the national coordinator for Health Information Technology, will hold a press conference at The University of Texas at Austin's Health Information Technology Learning Laboratory at the Clinical Education Center at University Medical Center Brackenridge to speak about the digital revolution in health care and the importance of generating a well-prepared e-health… » Continue Reading