Healthcare IT Certifications: Do You Need One?

Talbot, Chris
March 2011
Channel Insider;3/9/2011, p1
The article discusses the development of Information Technology (IT) certifications in the U.S. healthcare industry . It mentions that some organizations such as CompTIA Inc. view the importance of these certifications to help people and healthcare providers stand out from the growing crowd and start their own certification program. However, it notes that chief executive officer (CEO) David Foote of Foote Partners considers the insignificance of these certifications.


Related Articles

  • Panel: Govt. should lead on health care IT.  // AHA News;5/16/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p8 

    Focuses on the need for the federal government to take the lead in advancing health information technology (IT) in the U.S., according to a panel of large business purchasers of health care. Manner in which the government will be able to enhance the use of IT in the health care system; Issues...

  • Framework for patient care through robust IT. Daschle, Tom; Frist, Bill // Hill;2/13/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 16, p25 

    The article offers the authors insight on the employment of health information technology (IT) to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of healthcare in the U.S.

  • Post-millennium breather nowhere in sight. Waldo, Billie Heister // Nursing Economic$;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p343 

    Discusses the organizational challenges posed by information technology on the United States health care sector in the 21st century. Patient privacy; Health care over the Internet; Consumerism; Enterprise applications.

  • Will the Internet save health care? Francis, David // Hudson Valley Business Journal;12/20/99, Vol. 10 Issue 23, p11B 

    Presents an outlook on the ability of the Internet to save the health care industry in the United States. Bureaucratic problems; Industry's level of investment in information technology; Promise of the Internet in ultimately revolutionizing health care information technology; Empowerment of the...

  • This time they really mean it. Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare;2/14/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p42 

    Focuses on the results of the 15th annual "Modern Healthcare" survey of information trends which found that healthcare organizations in the U.S. are committing more money to information technology (IT). Increase in implementation and operation of computerized physician order entry; Importance...

  • Health Information Technology: A Few Years Of Magical Thinking? Diamond, Carol C.; Shirky, Clay // Health Affairs;Sep/Oct2008 Web Exclusives, Vol. 27 Issue 5, pw383 

    One of the biggest obstacles to expanding the use of information technology (IT) in health care may be the current narrow focus on how to stimulate its adoption. The challenge of thinking of IT as a tool to improve quality requires serious attention to transforming the U.S. health care system as...

  • First diplomates board certified in the subspecialty of clinical informatics. Middleton, Blackford // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association;Mar2014, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p384 

    The article reports on certified diplomates in clinical informatics and their acquisition of board certification notice in the U.S. It mentions their anticipated application of modern information processing solutions in healthcare systems and promotion of interdisciplinary collaboration towards...

  • CompTIA Submits Testimony to House Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology Regarding Implementation of HITECH Act.  // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/9/2011, p828 

    The article reports on the testimony concerning the implementation of electronic health record (EHR) which was submitted by CompTIA Inc. for the House Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology. It states that the HITECH Act does not deal with the hindrances faced by the information technology...

  • Wave of the (not-so-distant) future. Versel, Neil // Modern Physician;Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p12 

    Explores the issues concerning the application of clinical information technology (IT) by physicians in the U.S. Motivations for IT investments; Benefits from electronic medical record systems; Computer applications used by physicians; Influence of IT on health care delivery.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics