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Professional Development, University Extended Education, California State University, Fullerton

Healthcare Information Technology

Healthcare Information Technology

The Healthcare Information Technology certificate program provides an opportunity for professionals with an IT, healthcare or project management background to prepare for a new career in this field.

Healthcare Information Technology Skills are In-Demand

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act requires meaningful improvements to patient electronic record-keeping systems by 2016.

Hospitals and eligible professionals are required to meet HITECH criteria to receive Medicare payment adjustments and incentives. This has created a great demand within the healthcare industry.

Professionals with strong technical knowledge and healthcare industry savvy can be trained to identify and implement solutions that take into account the complexity of the industry and facilitate a better flow of information in accordance with State and Federal regulations and mandates.

The Certificate in Healthcare Information Technology consists of four required courses totaling 63 hours of lecture and discussion. 6.3 Continuing Education Units will be awarded to the certificate graduate.

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On completion of this program you will:
- Have a better understanding of healthcare delivery in the U.S.
- Be aware of the regulatory/compliance issues driving healthcare IT
- Adopt a shared language used by healthcare professionals and IT experts to analyze, design, and implement IT systems
- Be able to discuss and analyze the workflow in care delivery systems
- Be ready to identify critical decisions in the development of healthcare IT solutions
- Be knowledgeable about best practices in applying healthcare informatics to enhance care

-Healthcare Risk Management professionals
-Healthcare clinical professionals with interest in Informatics
-Nursing or Clinical Analysts
-Information Technology Analysts interested in the healthcare industry
-Business Analysts with interest in the healthcare industry
-Information Technology Architects seeking healthcare industry knowledge
-Systems Administrators seeking opportunity in healthcare industry
-Information Technology Security Management professional with interest in healthcare industry


There are no prerequisites for admittance to this program.

Doug Buseck
Sales Operations and Training, SCAN Health Plan
Echo Win-Hu Chang
Director, Self-Support Degree Programs, UEE, CSUF
Carol Creighton
Associate Dean, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton
Barbara Haddad
Faculty, School of Nursing, CSUF
Jeffrey Jones
Director, Clinical Informatics, CHOC Hospital
Jessie Jones
Chair, Department of Health Science, College of HHD, CSUF
Bhushan Kapoor
Chair, Department of Information Systems Decision Science, CSUF
Kari A Knutson Miller
Interim AVP, International Programs; Interim Dean, University Extended Education California State University, Fullerton
Kara E Marx
Chief Information Officer, Methodist Hospital
Marsha E Orr
Faculty, School of Nursing, CSUF
Francine Pasek
Integration Architect, CHOC Hospital
Richard L Paul, Jr.
Vice President, Information Technology, Convenent Care
Daniel Pothen
Director, Clinical Information and HIS, Privacy Officer Mission Hospital
Lauren Simmons
Chief Information Officer, Office of Managed Care, Department of Health Services County of Los Angeles
Teresa Stevenson
Manager, Health Information Technology Program, L.A. Care Health Plan
Valerie Valencia
Nurse Champion, Nurse Clinical Systems Project Manager, Kaiser Permanente
Shelly Wang
Manager of Program Development, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton

About the Program

A great opportunity to get into an in-demand career in a rapidly growing industry!


Selene Aguila
657.278.2689
saguila@fullerton.edu

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