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ACT Health IT: Health Information Technology (HIT) Training for Healthcare Professionals

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsors
Johns Hopkins University, Normandale Community College
Deadlines
May 10, 2017
Contact

952.358.8343
ncal@normandale.edu

Purpose

Normandale Community College, an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology grantee in Minnesota, is offering online, no-cost Health Information Technology training courses for healthcare professionals that are designed to help prepare for the transition to value driven care; enhance skills to work more efficiently; and build teams to improve care delivery, quality, and support.

Certificate tracks will be available in:

  • Healthcare Data Analytics:
    1. Understanding Healthcare Data Analytics (8 hours)
    2. Clinical Data Analytics and the Learning Health System (9 hours)
  • Population Health:
    1. Population Health Policy (8 hours)
    2. Population Health Data Analytics (9 hours)
    3. Population Health Interventions (11 hours)
  • Value-based Care (VBC):
    1. The Business of Value-based Healthcare (8 hours)
    2. Applications of VBC: Patient Care, Quality & Engagement (7 hours)
    3. Contracts & Payments (2 hours)

Additional courses will be developed in the areas of care management, interoperability, and others.

Training is completely online. Participants will have a two-week training date range to complete coursework. Learning coaches are available in some courses to answer questions.

Eligibility

Trainees must be working in healthcare or for a healthcare-related organization. Individuals, departments, or entire organizations may participate.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

The training is available free of charge through May 2017 as part of a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).

There is a $45 fee to obtain CME credit.

Application process

Links to course descriptions, course date ranges, and registration steps are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health information technology · Health occupations · Health workforce education and training



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