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Dear All,

Greeting from Manipal University, India!

A gentle reminder:

Only few days are left for the admissions in M.Sc. Health Informatics @ Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, INDIA.

The last of admission is 31st July, 2014 but interested candidate can apply even after the last date and before the commencement of class i.e. on or before 18th August, 2014.

The program details are hereunder:

Program Objectives: The course objective intends to impart knowledge and practical skills to understand the various aspects in the application of healthcare informatics to provide quality healthcare, specifically by; Providing scientific education that compliments the theoretical foundation; Enhancing specialized knowledge of health informatics; Equipping students with practical skills and analytical approaches to identify and deliver healthcare IT needs.


Program Highlights: The M.Sc. Health Informatics Program is offered jointly by School of Allied Health Sciences (S…
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Athar Haque replied to Athar Haque's discussion Medical Informatics Course : Batch-30
"Thank you for your continued interest in Medical Informatics Course. We do not accept payment through credit /debit cards, Paypal or Western Union.

Options for course fee payment:

Option-1: You send Course fee Demand Draft (DD) along with completed application form through speed post / courier.

Option-2: You can make wire transfer directly to our institution's bank account. Details are given on the fee page http://ehcfsmi.edu.in/fee.htm of the website.
For, option-2 you can send Admission Application Form as an email attachment on haque@ehealth-care.net .

You have to transfer/ send US$ 92 or INR 5500

For more details please browse http://www.ehcfsmi.edu.in"
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Medical Informatics Course : Batch-30

eHCF School of Medical Informatics, promoted by eHealth-Care Foundation invite you to the 3 months distance learning program leading to Certificate in Medical Informatics.Application Last date 14 August 2014Course start date 15 September 2014For all details browse: http://www.ehcfsmi.edu.inCall us on +91-9313764794 (24 Hours Support)

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Introductions Thread

Hi Everyone, This thread is to introduce yourself on the site and to let people know about your background. I'm a medical doctor by training and a Health Informatics researcher and consultant based in Oxfordshire in the UK. I'm currently working with the University of Oxford on a health informatics research project based in Kenya and running the MOOC on this website. I spent the previous 7 years in New Zealand as a Lecturer in Health Informatics at the University of Otago and as a Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland. Cheers! Chris

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249 Replies · Reply by Athar Haque on Monday

Graduate Certificate

Hi, I am thinking of pursuing a health information management graduate certificate degree from Portland Oregon.I have no prior work experience in this field, so will appreciate if someone can tell me what are the job prospects after doing this course for a fresher.  Thanks.

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Harvard's Health Information Technology Executive Program

Hello All, I hope you all find information below on Harvard School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education's Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care helpful.     Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care February 2–6 (Part 1) June 1–5, 2015 (Part 2)Boston, MA https://ecpe.sph.harvard.edu/Health-IT Improve quality, safety, and efficiency through health information technology and gain the leadership skills you need to drive results. You will learn to design an effective health IT strategy and gain the tools to implement this strategy effectively. Modules in this program include IT strategy and governance, EHRs, maximizing quality and safety, and clinical informatics strategy and innovation. In this executive-level program, you will: Improve your ability to increase quality, decrease costs, and advance patient safety through health information technology; Enhance your health IT leadership skills, focusing on…

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ONC Medical Informatics Fellowships

ONC announces an opportunity for Medical Informatics Fellows to promote standards-based interoperability, clinical quality improvement and clinical decision support. The Medical Informatics Fellowship is a 1-2 year term appointment in which the physician serves in the Office of Clinical Quality and Safety, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Goals: Apply knowledge and expertise to advance the ONC mission of  interoperability. Understand the role the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in regulating and certifying health information technologies. Understand how Health IT impacts the delivery of health care today and serves as a driver of practice transformation and payment reforms. Required: By completion of the program the Medical Informatics Fellow is expected to: Complete one (1) written critical analysis of an area of medical informatics or applications of health IT outlining current opportunities, challenges and recommended…

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MIT Technology Review: Data-Driven Healthcare Report

MIT Technology Review have published a report about the use of information technology in healthcare. You can register to download the report or read a number of articles without registering on their website: Can Technology Fix Medicine? More Phones, Fewer Doctors IBM Aims to Make Medical Expertise a Commodity 23andMe Tries to Woo the FDA Mobile Health’s Growing Pains Blood Sugar Crash Data in Action Big Data Mining Big Pharma Opens Up Its Big Data Modernizing the Medical Record Big Money, Uncertain Return A Closer Look at Data-Driven Health Care

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Best schools for MHI

Hello Everyone I am relatively new to the IT field. I have a medical background and wish to pursue masters in health informatics from a good school, possibly on campus. Would like to start a discussion here about the best schools for this program. PLease contribute and share from your experiences.

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Health informatics Vs Bioinformatics

I got admitted to Bioinformatics and health informatics graduate program in The University of Texas El paso and University of Missouri, columbia respectively. I could not decide between the two courses as I am not sure which of them has good career options. By the way, I stay in US. So please members of this forum help me in getting a better perspective. I will be awaiting for your replies.

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16 Replies · Reply by Hary Shenoy Mar 7, 2012

Career in Health Informatics

I would like to start a discussion where people can learn more about Health Informatics Career. For example: what are the job prospects in this field and where one can find the stats of people who graduated with Health Informatics Master degree hold a steady jobs. It would be great if all of us can share our experience and how it is like to be in this field.

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75 Replies · Reply by pranay Oct 9, 2013

Certificate versus Masters degree

I am wanting to further my education in health informatics but one of my biggest questions is what is the difference, as far as curriculum, between a certificate program and a masters degree program. I am leaning towards a MBA at Georgia State University mainly because it is a totaly classroom setting. Yet, I've noticed numerous programs that offer a certificate. These programs are of course far less expensive than GSU but they are mainly online programs. Thoughts?

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14 Replies · Reply by Julie Murugi Mar 17, 2012

Best schools for MHI

Hello Everyone I am relatively new to the IT field. I have a medical background and wish to pursue masters in health informatics from a good school, possibly on campus. Would like to start a discussion here about the best schools for this program. PLease contribute and share from your experiences.

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4 Replies · Reply by Kim Mozejko Jul 19

ONC Medical Informatics Fellowships

ONC announces an opportunity for Medical Informatics Fellows to promote standards-based interoperability, clinical quality improvement and clinical decision support. The Medical Informatics Fellowship is a 1-2 year term appointment in which the physician serves in the Office of Clinical Quality and Safety, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Goals: Apply knowledge and expertise to advance the ONC mission of  interoperability. Understand the role the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in regulating and certifying health information technologies. Understand how Health IT impacts the delivery of health care today and serves as a driver of practice transformation and payment reforms. Required: By completion of the program the Medical Informatics Fellow is expected to: Complete one (1) written critical analysis of an area of medical informatics or applications of health IT outlining current opportunities, challenges and recommended…

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Introductions Thread

Hi Everyone, This thread is to introduce yourself on the site and to let people know about your background. I'm a medical doctor by training and a Health Informatics researcher and consultant based in Oxfordshire in the UK. I'm currently working with the University of Oxford on a health informatics research project based in Kenya and running the MOOC on this website. I spent the previous 7 years in New Zealand as a Lecturer in Health Informatics at the University of Otago and as a Senior Research Fellow in Health Informatics at the National Institute for Health Innovation at the University of Auckland. Cheers! Chris

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