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MN Health IT Info session 8 28-13


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Information session on the MN Health Information Technology training program at Normandale.

Information session on the MN Health Information Technology training program at Normandale.

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  • 1. MN Health IT Program Normandale Community College Tracy Mastel – Program Coordinator Patti Hanson – Instructor Trish Gonzales - Instructor
  • 2. Normandale Community College WHO ARE WE? 3rd largest out of 32 state colleges and universities Member college of the Midwest HIT CC Consortium VISION STATEMENT: “Normandale Community College will be a recognized leader in academic excellence, student support and Community and Workforce Development”. CLIENTELE: 15,000 credit/degree seeking 7,000 non-credit workforce training
  • 3. • Why? – Why Health IT? • What? – MNHIT Program • Who? – MNHIT Students • Where? – Job Market • How? – Process for admission • When? – Timelines/Dates Overview
  • 4. • ARRA & HITECH • American Recovery & Reinvestment Act • Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health • ONC – Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT • CMS • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services • PP “ACA” • Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Why? Policy Reform & Mandates
  • 5. Why Workforce Training? • EHR utilization for all Americans by 2014 • Beyond the EHR • Create a skilled workforce to – support the adoption of EHRs – exchange of health information – redesign of workflows – improve patient care
  • 6. MnHIT Training Program • 6-months intensive workforce training program • Non-degree certificate program (CEUs/contact hours) • Online learning environments and simulation labs • 20-30 hours per week learning/training • 2 Work Roles (roles defined later) • CareerHITracTM Program
  • 7. MnHIT Training Program • Developed based upon industry needs and with an industry advisory committee • Includes “wrap services” to ensure success (Workplace Success Skills, CareerHITracTM, Practicums) • Ongoing partnership with, private and public health care community, staffing firms, vendors, REC’s, academic institutions…
  • 8. National Curriculum Developed by: • Oregon Health & Science University (National Training & Dissemination Center) • University of Alabama at Birmingham • Johns Hopkins University • Columbia University • Duke University MnHIT Training Program
  • 9. CORE TRAINING AREA Virtual Group Work Time Management Decision-Making Problem-Solving Healthcare in the U.S. Culture of Healthcare Medical Terminology Introduction to Online Learning (D2L) 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 Critical Thinking 4 5 Introduction to Computer Science Health Management Information Systems Healthcare Technology Specialist • Healthcare Workflow, Process Analysis & Redesign • Project Management • Planning, Management & Leadership for Health IT • Quality Improvement • Usability & Human Factors • Working in Teams • Working with Health IT Systems (Lab) • Configuring EHRs (Lab) • Healthcare Workflow, Process Analysis & Redesign • Installation & Maintenance of Health IT Systems (Lab) • Network & Health Information Exchange • Usability & Human Factors • Vendor Specific Systems • Working with Health IT Systems (Lab) MN Health IT Professional FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALTH IT Clinical Systems Specialist
  • 10. Exams and Testing
  • 11. CareerHITrac™ • Uniquely designed for the MnHIT scholars to support them as they move from “Training” to “Career Advancement”. • No extra fee
  • 12. CareerHITrac™ • Workplace skills training • Career guidance, resources, tools and training • Informational interviews with industry partners, resume review • Employment/job analysis, job postings • Referral connections with prospective employers • Practicum experiences with health care providers, vendors, consultants, etc. (as available)
  • 13. CareerHITrac™
  • 14. MnHIT Commencement* & Employer Connection
  • 15. Real Talk Webinars • HOT TOPICS in Health IT – Patient Lifecycle – Health IT in the Continuum of Care – Meaningful Use – ICD-10 – IT Portfolio of a Care Delivery Organization – Health IT in Patient Centered Medical Homes – Health Information Exchange
  • 16. Student and Alumni Newsletters
  • 17. Program Recognition Exemplary Program Award • Award by the Minnesota Council for Continuing Education and Customized Training “MnCCECT”
  • 18. Students
  • 19. Students D2L-Desire2Learn
  • 20. MnHIT Student Demographics AVERAGE AGE Year 1: 50 Year 2: 47 Year 3: 45
  • 21. MnHIT Student Demographics EDUCATION Year 1: • Masters = 38 • Bachelors = 88 Year 2: • Masters = 19 • Bachelors = 80 Year 3: • Masters = 15 • Bachelors = 97
  • 22. Employment Before MNHIT Program After MNHIT Program 52% 85% 48% 15% Employed Unemployed
  • 23. TITLES Accounts Receivables Adjunct Faculty Analyst/Database Application Developer Sr. Assistant Administrator of Information Systems Assistant Clinical Applications Coordinator Associate Contract Specialist, Information Systems Billing/ Reporting Biotechnician/Group Leader Business Analyst Business Development/Community Relations Business Systems Analyst Clinic Administrator Clinic Outreach Specialist--Patient Access Clinic RN Clinical Analyst II Clinical Design Program Manager Clinical Nurse Intake Clinical Systems Support Analyst Dental Hygienist Dentist Development Assistant Director HIE Market Development Director of Sales Engineering Director, Health Economics Doctor of Chiropractic EHR Specialist EHR Specialist EHR Trainer EHR/QI Support EMR Support/Implementation ER Technician Field Representative Field Services Engineer Geriatric Social Work / Care Health Information Analyst HIM Technician HIM Indexer Health Information Manager Health Unit Coordinator Healthcare Research Analyst Helpdesk Coordinator HIM Manager Home Health Aide and Personal Assistant HRIS Business Analyst Human Resources Consultant Image and QA Support Coordinator Independent Epic Consultant Independent Business Owner Information Technology Specialist Instructional Designer Inventory/Purchasing IS Application Support Specialist IS Specialist IT Consultant IT Director IT Field Support (Help Desk) IT Manager Lab Manager Labor Relations Board Coordinator Laboratory Manager Lead Installer Manager Consultant Manager Health Care Manager-Pharmacy Tech Manager-Respiratory Care Services Meaningful Use Implementation Trainer Meaningful Use Specialist Medical Assistant Medical Records Clerk Medical Records Coordinator Medical Secretary Medical Technologist Mental Health Counselor Network Engineer Nurse Informaticist Office Medical Assistant Patient Care Advocate Patient Information Supervisor PC Installer PC Technician PCA Intake Coordinator Pharmacy Services Analyst Physical Therapist Principal IT Developer Principal Systems Administrator Principal Systems Engineer Product Builder Program Coordinator Project Manager Public Health Nurse Public Service Assistant Quality Control Quality Assurance Specialist Radiation Therapist Registered Dental Hygienist Registered Dietitian/Health Coach Registered Nurse Rehabilitation Consultant Replenishment Associate Research RN Residential Coordinator Residential Counselor Respiratory Therapist Revenue Cycle Management Senior Business Analyst Senior Clinical Director Senior Content Support Analysis Senior Database Administrator Senior Programmer Analyst Senior QA Specialist Senior Technical Analyst Senior IT Specialist Service Desk Lead Service Technician Small Practice Specialist Software Support Analyst Software Tester Solution Engineer Specialist Policies and Procedures Subject Matter Expert Support Services Supervisor System Analyst Systems Administrator Systems Engineer Systems Integration Analyst Technical Analyst Technical Manager Technical Project Manager Technical Publications Technical Specialist Technical Support Specialist Training/Implementation Manager Web Design and Content Writing
  • 24. 7 Medical Systems Adecco Staffing Allianz Life Allina Health Becker Schools Benedictine Health System Blue Cross Blue Shield BlueCross BlueShield of MN Boynton Health Service Children's Hospital Contemporary Services Corporation CUHCC University of MN Dakota County Government Dermatology Consultants, PA Douglas County Hospital Epic charter Schools Evan Newton & Associates Experis Fairview Frontier Communications Goodwiil-Easter Seals Greenway Medical Systems HealthBPM HealthPartners Hennepin County Hutchinson Medical Center ICF International Independent Contractor ITR Group, Inc. Keystone Computer Solutions LakeWood Health Center Life Link III Marketsource Mayo Clinic Health System McKesson - Medical/Surgical Meritain Health Metro Dentalcare Eden Prairie Mighty Oak Technology Inc. Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Minnesota Sex Offender Program MN Department of Veterans Affairs MN DHS Neighborhood Involvement Program North Memorial Health Care Olmsted Medical Center Open Minds OptumInsight Orono Community Education Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth Owatonna Hospital Pace Analytic Park Dental Pathway Health Services Plato Learning Prime Therapeutics Pulse Systems Regions Hospital SafeNet Consulting Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Inc. Siemens Slingshot Healthcare Informatics Sogeti Sorna State of Minnesota Suburban Imaging TEK SYSTEMS Teletech UCare United Healthcare UnitedHealth Group University of Minnesota Visionary Integration Professionals Volunteers of America EMPLOYERS
  • 25. Workforce “Hot Commodities” • Thinkers • Connect the Dots People • Translators • Thirsty for knowledge/learning • Problem solvers
  • 26. Industry Challenges Confusion and lack of resources
  • 27. Workforce “Hot Commodities” • Flexible • Bridge jobs • Mobile and willing to travel • Jobs “Outside the Bedpan” • Technical Savvy • Great Soft Skills
  • 28. Workforce “Hot Commodities” • Specialists • Work flow Analysts • Clinical Analyst • Data Strategists • Business Intelligence • Meaningful Use • ICD10 • Privacy & Security • Project Management • Revenue Cycle • Ahead of the curve HL7 Guru
  • 29. • Secondary Market – Vendors – Staffing Agencies – Consultancy Firms – Smaller Organizations • Internal Transition/Laddering • Organization Hopscotch (thievery) Employment
  • 30. Admission to Program • Recommended associate’s degree or 4 years transferrable experience to be successful in program
  • 31. Schedule • Applications Open NOW • Notification within approximately 2 weeks • 3 Cohorts – 24 weeks of instruction:  September 23, 2013 – March 21, 2014*  November 18, 2013 – May 16, 2014*  January 13, 2014 – June 27, 2014 *break 12/22/13 – 1/4/14 • Fee: $2,000* *Additional $50 technology fee applies to HTS track. Apply Now!
  • 32. Additional Dates • All student gathering – start of cohort • Success Day – near the end of program • Employer Connection – end of program
  • 33. THANK YOU! 952-358-8035