Health Information Technology Resources

stethoscope_mouseThe work of professionals engaged in the profession of Health Information Technology is becoming increasingly important with the implementation of electronic health records and other technology.

Health Information Technology has the potential to improve health care quality, prevent medical errors, reduce health care costs, increase administrative efficiencies, decrease paperwork, and expand access to affordable health care.   Organizations must ensure the privacy and security of electronic health information.

There are many resources to help health organizations learn about their opportunities and responsibilities in this field.  MCAHEC is working with its partners to share information to help our stakeholders find quality resources to learn about HIT.

Listed below are links to health careers exploration, webinars, and national reports related to HIT.  The various state, federal and national organizations that provide HIT information are included as well.  MCAHEC welcomes suggestions for additional public resources.

Health Information Management/TechnologyHITFlyer2014

MISSED OPPORTUNITIES? The Labor Market in Health Informatics, 2014


eHealth Initiative 2020 Roadmap

Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Access to Health Information Technology Training Programs at the Community College Level

Update on the Adoption of Health Information technology and Related Efforts to Facilitate the Electronic Use and Exchange of Health Information

2013 WEDI Report

Health Information Technology in the United States, 2015:  Transition to a Post-HITECH World

Georgia Department of Community Health: HIT

Georgia Health Information Network

Georgia Health Information Technology Extension Center

Georgia Health Information Management Association

Institute for Healthcare Information Technology

Guide to Evaluating Health Information Exchange Projects

Health IT Safety Report

Technology Standards Certification Glossary

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Information Technology

Health Information and Management Systems Society

Rural Assistance Center

American Health Information Management Association


Everything You Need to Know About Information Management in the Health Industry