Navigation Links
OHSU awarded $5.8 million to expand health information technology education
Date:4/13/2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon Health & Science University has been awarded $5.8 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to advance the widespread adoption and meaningful use of health information technology (HIT) by educating professionals to work in this rapidly growing field.

The funding is provided in two competitively awarded grants. One will directly support the education of about 150 additional students over three years in OHSU's biomedical informatics graduate program while establishing additional capacity that will meet the ongoing needs of an expanded work force. The other award will establish a national dissemination resource for health IT curricula at OHSU.

The stimulus funds, awarded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will enable OHSU to help educate the estimated 50,000 professionals needed to convert the entire country to electronic health records by the year 2014. The recovery act authorizes an estimated $40 billion to achieve this goal.

"We are delighted to be able to contribute to the national initiative to educate the health IT professional work force that will be required to lead the widespread adoption of electronic health records," says William Hersh, M.D., professor and chairman of OHSU's Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology. "This work force is a key requirement for achieving 'meaningful use' of health information technology that will help to improve the quality and safety of health care while lowering its costs."

Through this recovery act funding, OHSU will provide financial aid for nearly 140 new students to enroll in and complete the university's online Graduate Certificate Program in Biomedical Informatics. The funding also will allow at least 12 students to enroll in and complete OHSU's on-campus master's degree program. All financial aid under this grant is for students in graduate-level programs requiring a m
'/>"/>

Contact: Jim Newman
newmanj@ohsu.edu
503-494-4158
Oregon Health & Science University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Carol Milgard Breast Center Awarded Highest Government Rating for Mammography Sites
2. Prominent Beverly Hills Law Firm Awarded $16.5 Million Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict
3. pcRUSH.com / Atman, Inc. is Awarded General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule (GS-35F-0099W)
4. $12 Million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant Awarded to Urban Health Plan, Inc. (UHP)
5. Jefferson awarded multi-million dollar NIH grant
6. Orsi Awarded First Place for Procedure with Embozene(TM) Microspheres
7. Tender Corp.'s HealthiFeet Awarded American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Approval
8. UM Clinical Research Building awarded prestigious LEED Building Certification
9. TeamStaff Awarded $3.3 Million Contract
10. Mimotopes Awarded a Major Peptide Library Supply Agreement by La Jolla Institute for their Studies Screening Dengue and Tuberculosis Pathogens
11. €1.6 million ($2.32 million) grant awarded to Prof. Kobi Rosenblum for brain and memory research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/29/2014)... According to the latest review published by DailyGossip.org, ... quickly, safely and naturally. The new method promises great efficiency ... too. , Daily Gossip writes in its Flat Belly ... patients how to eliminate the extra pounds, it will also ... comes to body modeling. , The method reveals some ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 The new review that can be ... a holistic system that will permanently eliminate the symptoms of ... tinnitus can achieve a cure in as fast as 30 ... in only about one week. , The Tinnitus Miracle ... such as mild hearing loss, pain in the ear and ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Panic attacks are extremely difficult to deal with. ... and fear, which appears with no particular reason, affecting ... affecting relationships. , A panic attack can be caused ... patients can deal with. Anxiety, shortness of breath and ... is extremely important for sufferers, who need a fast ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Dr. ... his plan to rename his practice to Parsa Mohebi ... Restoration has served the needs of hair loss patients ... traveled to its centers in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, ... surgical and non surgical treatments, many of which Dr. ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... According to a CNN article, entitled Medical ... new study found that those states who legalized medical ... decrease in the number of painkiller overdoses seen. By ... and comparing various states with and without legalized medical ... about a 25% decrease in painkiller prescription overdoses in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Flat Belly Forever Review Exposes the Way to Eliminate Body Fat Easily 2Health News:Tinnitus Miracle Review Reveals How to Gain Tinnitus Relief in 7 Days 2Health News:60 Second Panic Solution Review Exposes Simple Panic Attacks Remedy 2Health News:US Hair Restoration Changes Name to Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration to Better Reflect Founder 2Health News:Overdoses on Painkillers Decreased in States With Medical Marijuana 2Health News:Overdoses on Painkillers Decreased in States With Medical Marijuana 3
... blood test for early detection of ovarian cancer//. ,Ovarian ... is very difficult to diagnose during its early stages. It ... ovaries, like the surface epithelial cells, germ cells, and the ... ranked 4th in terms of causing deaths due to cancer. ...
... its said that it is better// to go for surgery ... and see if the disease progresses. ,Surgery for treating ... The researchers had conducted he study to see if prostatectomy ... more than watching and waiting the cancer in the prostate ...
... kidney failure in men.// ,The researchers had taken 473 ... a glass a day) and compared their elevated creatinine levels ... than a glass a day of alcohol. The research had ... through a period of 14 years. ,The results of ...
... the May issue of the journal Neurology states that patients// ... to take decisions about their treatments, but those with moderate ... to do so. ,The study also points out that ... in the mare more likely to take competent decisions about ...
... of cholesterol in the blood can increase the risk of ... the recent issue of British Journal of Cancer says that ... of testicular cancer by almost as much as 4.5 % ... ,The Swedish researchers from Karolinska University Hospital had looked into ...
... diet taken during pregnancy not only decides the health// of ... children as well. ,In a study to understand fetal ... about long-term influence on the genetic code of the fetus ... Their research had provided evidence that adverse effects of intrauterine ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Medina Medical announced today that Mr. ... the Board of Directors on August 18, 2014. Mr. ... commercialization experience, including over a decade of direct experience ... a Partner of the medical device incubator The Foundry, ... Foundry start-ups. Mr. Engelson previously served as the Chief ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research and ... "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to ... population and rising proportion of reimbursement for medical expenses, ... released, with its scale presenting a CAGR of 19.2% ... are three product segments of orthopedic instruments in ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 29, 2014 According to ... by Extraction type (SFE, Cold Pressed, Organic Solvent, & ... Pharmaceutical, Food Supplements, Fragrance, & Others) - Global Trends ... and segments the Amaranth Seed Oil Market with ... in terms of value. The Amaranth Seed Oil ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medina Medical Announces Erik T. Engelson Joins as Chief Executive Officer 2China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2014-2017 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 2Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 3Amaranth Seed Oil Market worth $700.6 Million by 2019 4
... Calif., July 26, 2011 Epitomics, Inc., a ... based on its groundbreaking Rabbit Monoclonal (RabMAb®) technology, ... novel cancer-related antibodies that were developed through a ... Cancer Research. The goal of this partnership is ...
... 26, 2011 Bacterin International Holdings, Inc. ... the development of revolutionary bone graft material and anti-infective coatings ... August 11, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results ... will be issued in a press release after the close ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Epitomics Releases New Antibodies Developed With the National Cancer Institute's Center for Cancer Research 2Bacterin Sets Second Quarter 2011 Conference Call for Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET 2
SkinStation, powered by LHE, is Radiancys flagship product. A powerhouse by design, it incorporates todays most sought after applications all on one user-friendly system ....
Inquire...
Sebia's Hb AFSC Control provides excellent resolution of normal hemoglobins A & F and abnormal hemoglobins S & C. The control is designed for use with Sebia's Hydragel Hemoglobin and Hydragel Acid He...
... Normal and Hypergamma Controls are ... either agarose gels or Sebia's ... Our unique control manufacturing process ... the other serum components, presenting ...
Medicine Products: