Training Health IT Workers

August 24, 2010

The federal government’s commitment to encourage more health information technology means there is a need for some 50,000 health IT workers in the next five years. One organization answering that call is the Oregon Institute of Technology, which just launched a health informatics degree program.

The federal government’s commitment to encourage more health information technology means there is a need for some 50,000 health IT workers in the next five years. One organization answering that call is the Oregon Institute of Technology, which just launched a health informatics degree program.

In this podcast, program director Dr. Michael Kirshner talks about how this degree is unique and what kinds of skills graduates will be bringing to the health IT field.