News

See below for the latest news from consortium member colleges and other developments in health informatics.

News Releases

For the latest in Health IT news, check out the ONC's Health IT Buzz Blog

Other Resources for HIT News:

  • HealthLeaders Media IT
  • Healthcare IT News

General News

  • Training Community College Students To Implement Health IT
    Governing | January 03, 2012
  • Help Is Here: First Consortia Health IT Grads Hit the Market
    Journal of AHIMA | September 15, 2011
  • Where the Jobs Were: Students Flock to Health Care Programs Despite Downturn
    Community College Week | June 13, 2011
  • Help Wanted: Health care IT: shortage drives training, internship programs
    Crain's Detroit Business | June 12, 2011
  • ONC applauds Community College Consortia grads
    Healthcare IT News | April 15, 2011
  • Community Colleges, Universities Charge Ahead to Address Health IT Work Force Shortage"
    iHealthBeat | March 30, 2010
  • Basic Training: Community colleges tackle six-month health IT programs
    Journal of AHIMA | October 15, 2010
  • Help Wanted: 100 Hospital IT Workers"
    Cincinnati Business Courier | October 11, 2010

College Specific News

      Columbus State Community College

      • Columbus State's Online Options Will Aid U.S. Switch to Electronic System
        The Columbus Dispatch | November 29, 2010

        Kirkwood Continuing Education & Training Services

        • Training Plans for a New Health Care Info Era: Kirkwood receives major federal grant, part of regional and nationwide program
          KCC News | April 25, 2010
        • Kirkwoord Preparing Techs for Digital Medical Records
          Eastern Iowa Business | December 21, 2010

        Macomb Community College

        • Macomb Community College to Offer Health IT Program
          Oakland Press | July 28, 2011

            MATC

            • MATC Named One of Nation's Top 120 Community Colleges by Aspen Institute
              MATC News | May 02, 2011
            • Aurora Hiring 100 Workers for Records
              The Business Journal | May 27, 2011

              Normandale Community College

              • A Healthy Niche: Program aims to prepare midcareer professionals for jobs in health care information technology
                Star Tribune | December 27, 2010
              • Video: Normandale Offers $500 Class for High-Demand Job
                CBS Minnesota | August 18, 2011
              • Video: Local Community College Debuts Health Care IT Program
                Fox 9 News | August 21, 2011

              St. Louis Community College

              • STLCC Awarded HIT Grant for New Career Training
                STLCC News | September 17, 2010

                    Delta College

                    • Delta College Health Information Technology Program Still Taking Applicants
                      Mlive.com | January 13, 2012
                    • Delta College Receives Federal Grant to Train Healthcare Records Professionals
                      Delta College News | April 07, 2010