« All Events

Webinar: A New Degree for Health Informatics Leaders

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

“The healthcare landscape continues to evolve, increasing the demand for highly trained Health Information Technology leaders. The UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics offers an innovative practice doctoral degree in health informatics. The Doctorate in Health Informatics (DHI) is custom-built for executive-level professionals.

This first-of-its-kind program in the nation has the goal of providing informatics leaders with the terminal education required to translate evidence from original research, evaluate current practices, and utilize critical thinking to accelerate the adoption of best practices for informatics projects.

This session describes the program demonstrating evidence-based quality improvement in healthcare information technology to meet contemporary needs in the healthcare industry. The projects of two successful DHI candidates will be presented. The projects were implemented within a healthcare organization using the programs processes bridging scholarship and applied informatics.”