Nan Solomons, Ph.D., Practicum Coordinator

Faculty Spotlight: Nan Solomons, Ph.D., Practicum Coordinator – Health Informatics Program

Dr. Nan Solomons is the Practicum Coordinator for the Master of Science in Health Informatics program at UNE Online. We spoke with her this week to discuss the field of health informatics, and how she supports students through their Practicum process. How did you get interested in the field of Health Informatics? I got interested…

Program Manager Spotlight Megan Landry, Health Informatics program

Program Manager Spotlight: Megan Landry, BSN, MHA – Health Informatics Program

Megan Landry, BSN, MHA, is the Program Manager for the Graduate Programs in Health Informatics at UNE Online. To start off, let’s define Health Informatics. What is Health Informatics? Program Manager Megan Landry, explains. Megan Landry, B.S.N., M.H.A.-Informatics directs the Health Informatics Programs at UNE Online. The early years of Megan’s career were spent in…

Michele Marshall, Health Informatics Program

Student Spotlight: Michele Marshall, Health Informatics Program

Michele Marshall is a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSIN) student originally from Casco, Maine. With a strong interest in healthcare and science, Michele spent twenty years working as a medical technologist. Michele currently balances working full-time as a microbiology software analyst for a medical technology company with family life and her studies. Deciding…

Health Informatics focus areas

Announcing – NEW – Health Informatics Focus Areas

In celebration of National Health IT week, we are pleased to announce the creation of three NEW focus areas for our Master of Science in Health Informatics degree. You are now able to select one of the following areas as a specialization: Healthcare Leadership Health Data Analytics Training and Development These three focus areas complement our existing Master of Science in Health Informatics degree, making the degree even more…

Health IT Education and Career Growth

Health IT Education and Career Growth

By: Megan Landry, BSN, MHA – Informatics, Program Manager for Graduate Programs in Health Informatics at the University of New England Online As the Program Manager for the University of New England’s graduate programs in Health Informatics, I’ve had the opportunity to see first-hand the power of education in health informatics. As the field of health informatics grows, there is…

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

Student Spotlight: Vandna Bhambri, Health Informatics Program

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 – Health Informatics Program

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, MBA, MS, PMP, CPHIMS, FHIMSS – Health Informatics Program

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…