Education & Training Plan Health Information Technology for Implementation Support Certificate Program with Clinical Externship Program includes National Certification & an Externship Opportunity Health Information Technology for Implementation Support Certificate Program with Externship Health Information Technology for Implmentation Support Certificate Program with Externship

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The Health Information Technology Implementation Professional Access to health information is changing the ways doctors care for patients. With the nation's healthcare system moving to the electronic medical record, numerous employment opportunities exist for individuals with training in both healthcare and technology. The success of electronic health records and other technologies in healthcare, however, depends on the success of the initial implementation alongside ongoing monitoring, support
more » ... and maintenance. Professionals with skills across both of these disciplines will be in great demand for years to come. The Health Information Technology for Implementation Support Program This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Primarily, the program reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. Further, this program will build on students' existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware in order to present fundamental concepts and techniques that technicians will use every day on the job. Upon completing this course, students will gain the essential skills and technical expertise necessary to install, upgrade, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, repair and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems ensuring that the implementation of EHRM is successful and technology can continue to enhance healthcare delivery across the country.