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USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine is redefining health informatics education through its 100% online post-baccalaureate programs.
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As hospitals work to implement electronic health records by the January 2014 deadline for the Affordable Care Act, teams of trained health informatics professionals are highly in-demand. Healthcare facilities are looking for applicants who understand both data systems and medical policies.
Recognizing the growing importance of health informatics training for today's healthcare professionals, USF Health provides 100% online graduate health informatics programs.
"Legislation specific to electronic healthcare records and the Affordable Care Act has caused an overwhelming need for trained professionals in the health informatics discipline," said Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Office of the University Alliance. "At this pivotal time in U.S. history, USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine has established itself as a leader in health informatics education through its innovative curriculum and commitment to academic excellence."
USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine runs two online instructor-led graduate programs specifically designed to prepare students for the future of health informatics: the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and the Master of Science in Health Informatics. Each of these courses can be completed entirely online, using University Alliance-powered video lectures and interactive online tools, live chat rooms and discussion boards.
Ranked as a top 100 U.S. News & World Report's 2013 Best Medical Schools, USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida is also among the first medical schools in the country offering 100% online graduate programs in health informatics.
With sweeping healthcare changes on the horizon and growing opportunities for trained professionals, there has never been a better time to consider graduate training in health informatics. For details, visit http://www.usfhealthonline.com or call 855-821-7361
About USF Health
USF Health is an integral part of the University of South Florida, a global research university ranked 43rd in the nation by the National Science Foundation for both federal and total research expenditures among all U.S. universities. USF Health's mission is to envision and implement the future of health. It is the partnership of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Public Health, the College of Pharmacy, the School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences; and the Doctors of USF Health. For more information, visit www.health.usf.edu.
About the University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, the universities have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
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