Maine Health Informatics Landscape

Health Informatics Jobs in Maine: a White Paper

Many people ask about Health Informatics jobs in Maine. The healthcare industry is a prominent and expanding employment field in Maine. Of the top ten largest private employers in the State of Maine, four are health systems. Maine’s largest city, Portland, follows this broader state employment trend. Portland is home to the largest hospital in the state, Maine Medical Center,…

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March 9, 2017 |

MSIN Twitter Chat

#HITedu: Twitter Chat Topics & Thoughts with Host Amy Landry

If you build it, they will come? Not so much in health IT. Many health IT implementations have not succeeded because of one simple flaw: the software was either created, installed, or rolled out (often all three) with little clinical workflow in mind. As educators, how do we ensure that students and those new to the health IT field are prepared…

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February 2, 2017 |

Health informaticist in action

Essential Skills for Today and Tomorrow’s Health Informaticists

The field of health informatics is growing ten times faster than healthcare jobs overall, and accounts for the ninth largest share of all healthcare job postings. Big data, electronic records, and value-based payment are just some of the things pushing demand for health informaticists. But while the opportunities are plentiful and growing, many students, job seekers and employers lack a…

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January 9, 2017 |

Health Informatics Twitter Chat #HITedu

Health Informatics #HITedu Twitter Chat

UNE Online launched a #HITedu Twitter Chat to connect students, educators, employers, employees, policy makers, patients, and others with a vested interest in health informatics education, training and jobs. We held our chat on January 10, 2017 at 12pm EST using the hashtag #HITedu on Twitter. Big data, machine learning, predictive analytics, quality measurement, MACRA, population health, telemedicine – these…

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January 3, 2017 |

Health Informatics Twitter Chat Recap

Health Informatics Twitter Chat recap - catch up on what you missed!

If you wanted to join our Health Informatics Twitter Chat on November 29th, 2016 but couldn’t, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the top questions received during the chat along with our answers. The chat served as an informal Q&A for prospective students to ask questions about the program, curriculum and the admissions process prior to the December…

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December 5, 2016 |

Collecting and Analyzing Healthcare Data

Looking at the Intersection of Healthcare and Technology

How has technology helped us in our society? What about technology in healthcare? Technology, although it sometimes seems to have a negative connotation, is something we all live with and use each and every day. On one side, technology has saved millions upon millions of people through advances with technology in healthcare and research, indicating new ways to manage infectious/chronic…

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October 3, 2016 |

Maine Startup and Create Week

Health Informatics Program Represents UNE Online at Conferences

  Megan Landry, BSN, MHA, and former Program Director for the Graduate Programs in Health Informatics, was a speaker on a healthcare panel during Maine Startup and Create Week on June 23, at Maine College of Art in Portland, Maine. The panel focused on an important aspect of health informatics in today’s healthcare environment: how the health informatics industry is embracing…

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June 30, 2016 |

Health Informatics Webinar

Health Informatics Informational Webinar

Are you interested in Health Informatics, but not quite sure what it is? View the Webinar! ‘What to Expect from a Degree or Certificate in Health Informatics’ UNE Online is now offering two online health informatics programs designed to prepare the next generation of clinical, IT, and data experts: Master of Science in Health Informatics and Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics. These…

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March 21, 2016 |

HIMSS 2016 Exhibit and Conference

UNE Online exhibits at Health Informatics conference

Health Informatics is a field experiencing explosive growth, and UNE Online is right there on the leading edge of this innovative field. As an exhibitor at the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition this year, we’ll have a booth in University Row. As a perk of the program, we have provided for free admission for UNE Online Health Informatics students…

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February 29, 2016 |