Healthcare Information Technology

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Healthcare Technology Implementation Support Specialist Certificate Program

The Healthcare Technology Implementation Specialist course prepares IT Professionals for Certification in Health IT. This course will prepare individuals with the necessary technological capability, functionality, and security to help them meet the meaningful use criteria established for a given phase of the ONC Health IT project. Students will be trained in advancing health IT system adoption and allowing for the realization of the benefits of improved patient care. Students implementing EHR and EMR systems will meet the requirements for eligible professionals and eligible hospitals to qualify for incentive payments under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Once implemented, EHRs and EMR Modules will be able to be used by eligible professionals and eligible hospitals, or be combined, to meet the statutory requirement for Certified EHR Technology. 

PACS Administration

Certification is provided at four different levels, i.e. as a Certified PACS Associate (CPAS), Certified PACS Interface Analyst (CPIA), Certified PACS System Analyst (CPSA). In order to become certified, one has to meet all the certification requirements, and, as proof, pass the certification exams. In order to sign up for an exam, as well as receive a quarterly newsletter, membership of the association is required.

Certified PACS Technical Associate (48 Hrs)

This course provides professionals with a tool to master the IT component of the PACS System Associate skills that are required to support a PACS system.
Online/ $785 (test voucher included) /WITAC 4000

Certified PACS Associate Clinical (75Hrs)

This course provides professionals with the tolls to master the clinical component of the PACS system.
Online/ $1195 (test voucher included) / WITAC 4001

Use this link to learn more about the PACS certification roadmap.

CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certificate (30 hours)

The typical student for this course is an experienced IT professional who is looking for opportunities in the healthcare industry such as desktop support or tier-1 support. Certificate test: HIT-001Healthcare IT Technician
Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge is required with the permission of the program manager/instructor.
Newtown Campus/ $985 (plus book fee )/ WITAC 4020

Healthcare Technology Implementation Support Specialist (180 hours)

Students will be prepared for careers as Healthcare IT Technician, Health Information Technology Specialist; Electronic Health Record Specialist; Technical Software Support staff; HIT Implementation Support Specialist.
Hybrid-Online/ $2,450/ WITAC 4030
Program is developed in whole or in part by the US Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration



See Also

  • Center for Allied Health - More Healthcare Information Technology
  • Medical Imaging