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1 GA-HITREC Education Dr. Denise W. Hines, PMP, FHIMSS Director-Marketing, Education & Outreach

2 Summary of 2011 Education Events 36 GA CAH/Rural hospitals eligible for education services at no charge 9 Webinars on Meaningful Use 7 Sessions on HIPAA 2 Webinars on available GA-HITREC education and technical assistance services 1 Webinar on GA Medicaid Incentive Program 2 © Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved.

3 Summary of 2011 Education Events 28 Courses available free on the Online Training Center for CAH/rural hospitals 365/24/7 Availability of courses on the Online Training Center 2 Workshops/Conferences Quarterly Newsletters and Informational s Started development of 4 Courses with curriculum created by the ONC 3

4 2012 Education Offerings Webinar Based Courses: Introduction to Computing (Jan) February IT Webinar based on your needs Other proposed topics include broadband & topics selected by you!! Medicaid/Medicare Monthly Updates Workshops/Conferences GA Rural HIT Forum (Jan) HIPAA Compliance Officer Training and Certification (Feb) Newsletters/ s Launch the new HIT Certification Program!!! 4

5 Background: ONC Workforce Development Program Predicted a shortage of 50,000 skilled HIT workers $80M Grant funding to Colleges & Universities across the nation (82) Curriculum Development Centers & Community College Consortia to Educate Health IT Professionals in Health Care Program Training could be completed <6 months Certification in 6 roles: Practice workflow and information management redesign specialists Clinician/practitioner consultants Implementation support specialists Implementation managers Technical/software support Trainers 5

6 HIT Certification Certified Health Information Technology Professional: Implementation Support Specialist (CHITP-ISS) Courses Intro to HC and Public Health in US (Jan) Terminology in HC and Public Health Settings (Mar) Working with Health IT Systems (includes simulations) (Mar) Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems Networking and Health Information Exchange Configuring EHRs 6

7 HIT Certification Coming Soon! Certified Health Information Technology Professional: Technical/Software Support Courses cost $99 for GA-HITREC Hospitals Introductory Offer: Free through March 31, Each course has competency quizzes included Certification Exam Fee-$299.00/$ (2 nd attempt) 7

8 3 Easy Ways to Reach Us! 1. Visit our Website: 2. Call us: Toll Free: Contact: HomeTown Health 8 © Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved.

9 Questions????? 9 © Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved.


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