Vandna Bhambri is a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSIN) student from Boston, Massachusetts

Student Spotlight: Vandna Bhambri, MSIN

Vandna Bhambri is a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSIN) student from Boston, Massachusetts. With a desire to help people within the healthcare field and a passion for technology, health informatics was a natural career choice. “I knew that there was a demand for Health Informatics and a limitless world of possibilities for what…

Upward trends in Health Informatics

8 Health Informatics Trends for 2017

We met up with Imran Khan,  MBA, MS, PMP, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, a faculty member for the Graduate Programs in Health Informatics, at the 2017 HIMSS conference.  Imran is a recognized leader in the Health Informatics industry, and HIMSS is the largest expo and learning conference for Health Informatics Professionals in the country. For some background…

Duane Bedell Health Informatics

Faculty Spotlight: Duane A. Bedell, Graduate Programs in Health Informatics

Duane Bedell is an instructor at UNE Online in the Health Informatics program. He’s passionate about the field of education and works diligently to set his students up for success in the field of Health Informatics. Duane earned his MA in Educational Technology from the University of Michigan-Flint, his BS in Information Technology and Security…

Master of Science in Health Informatics White Paper Free Download

Health Informatics in Practice: White Paper on Leveraging Social Determinant Data to Assess Risk and Interventions

Health is affected by a complex web of factors Health is often attributed to genetics, and to some extent, lifestyle. We’re told that if we eat a balanced diet, exercise with some regularity, and check in with our medical providers, we’re likely to maintain good health. Increasingly, however, it is becoming clear that our health…

#HITedu Twitter Chat! with Elizabeth Zampino

Next #HITedu Chat: Engaging Patients in Mobile Health Design

Mobile health applications, part of the larger e-health movement, are programs uploaded onto mobile devices like smartphones or tablets. Providers use mobile health apps for things like clinical decision support, to reference or research information, and monitor, follow up and communicate with patients. Patients use a variety of mobile health apps including those prescribed by…

Imran Khan UNE Health Informatics Faculty member

Faculty Spotlight: Imran Khan, Graduate Programs in Health Informatics

We caught up with Health Informatics faculty member Imran Khan recently, to discuss his perspective on how he fosters a sense of community with his online students, and also to get his take on upcoming trends in the field of Health Informatics. Imran Khan earned his MBA from the University of Illinois, then went on…

Maine Health Informatics Landscape

Health Informatics Jobs in Maine: a White Paper

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, and is also the…

MSIN Twitter Chat 2.14.17

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

You’re invited to the #HITedu Tweet Chat! 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…

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…

Health Informatics Twitter Chat #HITedu

NEW – Health Informatics #HITedu Twitter Chat – with Host Megan Landry B.S.N., M.H.A.-Informatics

UNE Online is launching 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 hope you’ll join us for the chat on January 10, at 12pm EST. Just follow the hashtag #HITedu on Twitter. Big data, machine learning, predictive analytics,…