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.
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
Health Information Technology Program Receives $2.7 Million in Federal Funding, Graduates First Class of Students This Summer
The University of Texas at Austin's new Health Information Technology program has received $2.7 million as a part of the Professional University Resources and Education for Health Information Technology (PURE HIT) consortium project supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information… » Continue Reading