University-Based Training

Portrait of William Hersh, MD

Helping Students Launch Health Information Technology Careers: A Look at the Oregon Health & Science University-Based Training Program

William Hersh, MD | December 15, 2011

I was amazed at the enthusiasm and interest the instructors and staff all showed. Everyone genuinely wants to make a difference in the lives of patients by providing clinicians with better tools. —Lorraine Bessmer, Applications Systems Analyst, Legacy Health Systems, Portland, Oregon
The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) health information technology (health IT) training program is among the nation’s oldest. One of nine institutions funded through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Program of Assistance for University-Based Training (UBT),

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Portrait of Dr. Susan Fenton, PURE-HIT Principal Investigator

University-Based Training: A Look at Texas’ PURE-HIT Program

Dr. Susan Fenton, PURE-HIT Principal Investigator | August 30, 2011

The Program of Assistance for University-Based Training (UBT), which is part of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Workforce Development Program, is designed to rapidly and sustainably increase the availability of individuals qualified to serve in specific health information technology (health IT) professional roles requiring university-level training.
The nine colleges and universities that received a grant under this program are charged with promptly establishing new and/or expanded training programs,

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Portrait of W. Ed Hammond PhD

University-Based Training: A Look at Duke

W. Ed Hammond PhD | August 8, 2011

The Program of Assistance for University-Based Training (UBT), which is part of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Workforce Development Program, is designed to rapidly and sustainably increase the availability of individuals qualified to serve in specific health IT professional roles requiring university-level training.
The nine colleges and universities that received a grant under this program are charged with promptly establishing new and/or expanded training programs,

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