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

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.  Read more…

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Health IT Program Gets New Home In Hackerman Building

The College of Natural Sciences Health Information Technology program, held up as a national model for health IT education by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, has a new home starting June 1. Read more…

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UT HIT a Home Run!

The year 2010 proved to be quite momentous for the University of Texas at Austin’s newly-established Health Information Technology – or Health IT (aka HIT)…
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Federal, private money helps training program

August 30, 2010 – Federal, private money helps training program
UT’s efforts to train medical and computer science students to develop new electronic health records are getting a boost from federal and private assistance.
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Health Information Technology Program

Health Information Technology Program Receives $2.7 Million in Federal Funding, Graduates First Class of Students This Summer
The University of Texas at Austin’s new Health Information Technology program has received $2.7 million as a part of the Professional University Resources and Education for Health Information Technology (PURE HIT) consortium project…
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Healthcare IT News: UT Austin receives $2.7M grant to train health IT workers

Healthcare IT News: UT Austin receives $2.7M grant to train health IT workers
The University of Texas at Austin’s new Health Information Technology program is being bolstered by a $2.7 million federal grant that will support four programs aimed at “fast tracking” university graduates into the field of healthcare information technology.
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