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Value of ONC Health IT Workforce Program

Value of ONC Health IT Workforce Program

Posted on30. Jun, 2014 by .

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I previously wrote about the value (or lack therof) of an EHR certificate when searching for a health IT job. With that in mind I thought it would be interesting to take a minute to look at the millions of dollars that the government put into the ONC Health IT Workforce Program. For those who […]

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ONC’s New Free Health IT Course

ONC’s New Free Health IT Course

Posted on13. Jun, 2014 by .

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ONC has recently released a set of free Healthcare IT courses. I haven’t had a chance to look over the courses myself, but I thought I’d share them with the larger Healthcare IT Today community to evaluate whether they’re worth the time or not. At least at the low price of free, it makes it […]

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Million Hearts® Webinar

Million Hearts® Webinar

Posted on01. May, 2013 by .

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is hosting the Million Hearts® Webinar on May 7th in honor of National High Blood Pressure Education and Stroke Awareness months.  Leading experts will discuss how they are using the latest health IT tools to standardize and improve the delivery of care to reduce […]

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ONC Launches HealthIT.Gov

ONC Launches HealthIT.Gov

Posted on08. Sep, 2011 by .

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT launched a new Website today called HealthIT.gov, aimed to connect people to resources that “empower them to make changes, and ultimately, (improve) the nation’s health — one person at a time.”  The site has two distinct targets – healthcare providers, and patients, and provides answers to […]

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Have An Opinion About PHRs?  Here’s Your Chance To Voice It!

Have An Opinion About PHRs? Here’s Your Chance To Voice It!

Posted on24. Nov, 2010 by .

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) invites members of the public to provide comments on personal health records (PHRs). Comments can be submitted to ONC in three different ways: 1.     Written Submission through ONC’s PHR Roundtable Website: The online public comment period will close on Friday, December 10, 2010. 2.     […]

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Word from the ONC: The Health IT Workforce Development Program: Help Is on the Way

Word from the ONC: The Health IT Workforce Development Program: Help Is on the Way

Posted on13. Oct, 2010 by .

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Taken directly from the ONC site – Letter #19 from Dr. David Blumenthal: A Message from Dr. David Blumenthal, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology October 12, 2010 When I talk with health professionals around the country about health information technology (health IT), they tell me they’re worried about a lack of technical support […]

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Internship Opportunities ~ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology

Internship Opportunities ~ Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology

Posted on27. May, 2010 by .

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently posted an OUTSTANDING opportunity that is certainly worth consideration – and I quote: “Please consider an amazing opportunity to support the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology, within the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]

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Educational Funding for 12 Key Healthcare IT Workforce Roles On the Way!

Educational Funding for 12 Key Healthcare IT Workforce Roles On the Way!

Posted on13. Apr, 2010 by .

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Based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Department of Education, and independent studies, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) estimates a shortfall of approximately 51,000 qualified health IT workers over the next five years.  To that end, on Friday, April 2, 2010, the (HHS) announced awards totaling $84 million to […]

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