Conference Overview

Prescriptions for Healthcare Training Success - A Training Conference for Continuing Education Divisions

Health Information Technology - Technology & Health Information in Today's Healthcare

June 22-24, 2011 | Embassy Suites Austin - Central

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act: Views from the Federal & State Level

Texas HITECH Community College Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals

  • Kathy Mechler, CentrEast Regional Extension Center, Texas A&M Health Sciences
  • Melinda Teel, Midland College
  • Carla Tyson-Howard, Houston Community College
  • Shannon Ydoyaga, Dallas County Community College District

Healthcare Education Vendor Roundtables

  • Myer Khan, MK Education
  • Wendy Flint, Boston Reed College
  • Russel Smith & Denise Dyer, Laerdal Medical Corporation
  • Julie McDonald, Condensed Curriculum International

Incubating Healthcare Programs - Development & Management

  • Alex Matthews, Austin Community College District

Thursday, June 23, 2011

IH-35 Corridor Consortium HITECH Program

  • Pam Stone, Austin Community College District
  • Shannon Ydoyaga, Dallas County Community College District
  • Laresa Trusty, Temple College

Working Across Borders: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Healthcare Workforce Partnerships

  • Ana Mejia-Dietche, Workforce Solutions Capital Area
  • Hannah Gourgey, E3 Alliance

Houston Community College School of Continuing Education as HITECH Recipients

  • Carla Tyson-Howard, Houston Community College

Community College's Role in Assisting the Foreign Nurse's Transition to Texas

  • Elizabeth Huss, Austin Community College District
  • Thomas Simon, European Medical Staffing

Employer Needs Assessment for HIT Training

  • Elizabeth Joost, Texas State University

The Pursuit, Process and Award of Health Science Training Grants

  • Dr. Norma Martinez Rogers, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
  • Herlina Zamora, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Capital Dinner Cruise

Friday, June 24, 2011

Health Information Technology Vendor Panel - Members of the Texas e-Health Alliance

  • Nora Belcher, Texas e-Health Alliance
  • Michael Stearns MD, CPC, CFPC™, e-MDs
  • Joe Miccio, Computer Task Group
  • Ryan Rogers, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Healthcare Provider Panel - Austin Area Healthcare Providers/Systems Gerry Lewis, Seton Family of Hospitals

Strategic Partners

The guidance the College and Career Transitions Branch of the US Department of Education and the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information) is greatly appreciated! Explore the partnerships the ONC has with community colleges all across the nation

Hosted by Austin Community College - Health Professions Institute, Austin, TX
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