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NCG Medical scholarship: UCF Program Prepares Students for a New Era in Health Care

As the national debate on health care reform rages, the University of Central Florida this week launched a new program that will prepare students for jobs considered essential to streamlining and improving health care.

UCF’s new health care informatics 20-month master’s degree program will educate students on the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) and the electronic exchange of information between organizations.

EMRs are considered a hallmark of the Obama administration’s efforts to modernize health care, said Aaron Liberman, chair of the Department of Health Management and Informatics and a founder of the new program, which is the first of its kind in Florida.

Read the full article at the UCF Website

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