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Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

Health IT ●New Landmarks in a Difficult to Navigate Profession

STEMTech ● 2012


The time for health it is now

The Time for Health IT is Now!

  • President Bush’s goal in 2004

  • “… an Electronic Health Record for every American... By computerizing health records, we can avoid dangerous medical mistakes, reduce costs, and improve care.”- State of the Union address,

  • January 20, 2004

  • President Barack Obama announces an audacious plan in 2009“Computerize all health records...”

  • - Speech at George Mason University,

  • January 12, 2009

  • Through HITECH Act—part of the February 2009 American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (i.e., ARRA, the Stimulus Bill), Congress:

    • Authorized an unprecedented investment in health IT (e.g., incentives, technical assistance)

    • Charged HHS ONC with coordinating the Federal Government’s efforts to realize the implementation of a nationwide health IT infrastructure within a legislatively mandated timeline

    • Established meaningful use as a framework for advancing health IT adoption and a foundation for improving the healthcare system


Hitech catalyst for transformation

HITECH: Catalyst for Transformation

Three-Part Aim:

Better Healthcare Better Health Reduced Costs

Paper Records

HITECH Act

EHRs & HIE

Pre 2009

2009

2014

EHR Incentive Program and 62 Regional Extension Centers

A system plagued by inefficiencies

Widespread adoption & meaningful use of EHRs


Onc health it workforce training

ONC Health IT Workforce Training

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology


Community college consortia

Community College Consortia

Bellevue CollegeBellevue, WA

Cuyahoga Community CollegeCleveland, OHIO

Tidewater Community CollegeNorfolk, VA

Los Rios Community College

Sacramento, CA

Pitt Community College, winterville, NC

5 Consortia82 member colleges


Health information careers

Health Information Careers

Employment Outlook:

Are there jobs?


From paper medical records

From paper medical records . . .

“Health information technology is the circulatory system for the vital organs of health care.”

David Blumenthal, MD, MPP

Former National Coordinator

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

To the EHR…


Blending the medical clinical profession and the it profession

Blending the medical/clinical profession and the IT profession…

Roots of this profession lie in the Health Information Management profession with RHIAs and RHITs and the conversion of paper records to the EHR…but with the extension/addition of critical IT knowledge


Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

Health Information Professionals

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • What Medical Records and Health Information Technicians Do

    • organize and manage health information data by ensuring quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in paper and electronic systems. Use various classification systems to code/categorize patient information for reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical/treatment

  • Employment

    • Expected to increase by 21% -faster than average

    • Number of jobs 2010 – 179,500

    • Employment change 2010-2020 – 37,700

    • Median Pay $32, 350/yr ($15.55/hr)

  • CHANGES NEEDED – in Standard Occupational Classification….in process…next major review & revision expected to begin in 2013 for2018 SOC

    • Education: Post secondary non degree award (BLS)Medical records/health information technicians typically need a postsecondary certificate to enter the occupation, although they may have an associate’s degree. Many employers also require professional certification.

  • Employment Growth:

    Medical Records and Health Information Technicians


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Health Information Professionals

    US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    • What Medical and Health Services Managers Do

      • Medical and health services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services….might manage an entire facility, specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians.

  • Employment

    • Expected to increase by 22% - faster than average

    • Number of jobs 2010 – 303,000

    • Employment change 2010-2020 – 68,000

    • Median Pay $84,270 year ($40.52/hr)

  • Entry level education: Bachelor’s degree

  • Employment Growth:

    Medical and Health Services Managers


    It professionals us bureau of labor statistics

    IT Professionals: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    OCCUPATION/JOB SUMMARY/ENTRY-LEVEL EDUCATION /2010 MEDIAN PAY

    • Computer and Information Research Scientists – 19% average

      • Invent/design technology…find uses for existing technology… study/solve complex problems in computing for business/science/medicine/other uses

        • Doctoral or professional degree $100,660

    • Computer Programmers – 12% average

      • Write code to create software…turn program designs created by developers/engineers into instructions a computer can follow

        • Bachelor’s degree $71,380

    • Computer Support Specialists– 18% average

      • Provide help/advice to those using computer software/equipment - support IT - helpdesk techs, assist non-IT with computer problems.

      • Some college, no degree $46,260


    It professionals us bureau of labor statistics1

    IT Professionals: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    • Software Developers – 30% much faster than average

      • creative minds behind computer programs… develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or other device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or control networks.

        • Bachelor’s degree $90,530

    • Database Administrators – 31% much faster than average

      • Use software to store/organize data, …make sure that data are available to users and secure from unauthorized access

        • Bachelor’s degree $73,490


    It professionals us bureau of labor statistics2

    IT Professionals: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

    • Computer Systems Analysts – 22% faster than average

      • Study … systems/procedures & make recommendations so organization operates efficiently/effectively. …bring business & IT together by understanding needs/limitations

        • Bachelor’s degree $77,740

    • Network and Computer Systems Administrators – 28% faster than average

      • responsible for day-to-day operation of organization’s computer networks…organize/install/support computer systems

        • Bachelor’s degree $69,160

    • Info Security Analysts, Web Developers, & Computer Network Architects – 22% faster than average

      • Use IT to advance organization’s goals - Security analysts ensure information stays safe -Web developers create websites -Computer network architects create internal networks within organizations

        • Bachelor’s degree $75,660


    Health information careers1

    Health Information Careers

    • AHIMA

      • http://hicareers.com

      • www.ahima.org

    • HIMSS

      • www.himss.org


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Where are the jobs?

    www.indeed.com 10.23.12


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    What are the jobs?


    Issues

    Issues

    • Varying responsibilities within profession (clerk to executive)

    • Wide diversity of types of employment, job titles and duties

    • Growing field…expanding, altering, diversifying

    • Need to cross train..clinical to IT..and IT to clinical

    • Time crunch to get to EHR/MU

    • Needs of many not yet realized

    • Adoption of ICD-10 in healthcare – complicating factor and will compete for those credentialed as RHIAs and RHITs


    Health information careers2

    Health Information Careers

    Assessing and Customizing ONC Curricula


    Customizing the onc curriculum

    Customizing the ONC Curriculum

    ONC Curriculum

    College-Specific Adaptations

    Countless minor adaptions to fit college delivery structure

    Some significant modifications

    Rural communities

    Entry-Level Workers

    Military

    Customizations for specific customer needs

    • Curriculum prepared by research universities

    • Six workforce roles

    • 20 components w/ multiple units per role

    • Designed for professionals

    Gretchen LeFever Watson, Ph.D. [email protected]


    Region e customization example

    Region E - Customization Example

    6 Workforce Roles 2 Training Tracks

    Technical/

    Software Support

    Health IT Consulting

    Backgrounds in Healthcare, Business, or Related Field

    Implementation Support Specialist

    Trainer

    Clinician Consultant

    Implementation Manager

    Workflow Redesign Specialist

    Health IT Engineering

    Backgrounds in IT

    Gretchen LeFever Watson, Ph.D. [email protected]


    Customizing for sustainability

    Customizing for Sustainability

    Wide-Range of Programs for Local Markets

    Professional Training

    Consumer Education

    Patient privacy, security, rights & responsibilities for safe care

    Community College Outreach

    Large employers

    Health insurance carriers

    Direct to consumer education

    In-office education

    • Continuing existing workforce training

    • New academic offerings – certificate and degree programs

    • Timely CME/CE programs

    • Health IT and patient safety modules for every health-related degree program

    • Consumer education preparation

    Gretchen LeFever Watson, Ph.D. [email protected]


    Health information careers3

    Health Information Careers

    What’s on the Horizon? Considerations for Keeping Health IT Programs Current


    Healthcare it needs of the future

    Healthcare IT Needs of the Future

    • Stage 1 Meaningful Use (2011 – 2013): Adoption and Implementation of EHR Technology (both Hospital and Physician)

    • Stage 2 Meaningful Use (2014 – 2016?): Development of the information highway; interconnectivity issues; patient education and engagement (both Hospital and Physician)

    • Stage 3 Meaningful Use (2017 and beyond): Data Analytics; advanced business needs for support of ACO structure


    Meaningful use where we are today

    Meaningful Use…Where We are Today

    Progress to Primary Care Provider Goal

    Current Workforce Shortage ONC training programs

    Education and Training to Support Transformation


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Develop learning resources that will provide health care professionals with the fundamental knowledge of key topics involved in the transformation of health care, that provide better health, better care and lower costs for patients nationwide.

    Patient-Centered

    Medical Home

    Data Analytics

    Population

    Management

    Meaningful

    Use

    Health

    Information

    Exchange


    Some additional tools and resources

    Some Additional Tools and Resources

    • Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice

      • http://tinyurl.com/cz3k4tf

    • Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative – Education and Training

      • http://tinyurl.com/c9wthw2


    Health information careers4

    Health Information Careers

    Industry Partnership


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Immature

    Industry

    Full

    of

    Grown Up$


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Industry Attention = Health IT Program Viability


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Source: College of Healthcare Information Management Executives


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Imagine This


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    Free Health IT Community College Program

    Start Up Kit

    National Veteran’s Health IT

    Initiative

    New Entry Level HIMSS

    Certification & Free Curriculum

    Free Community College Rural Clinic

    Curriculum & Trainer Training


    Lessons learned

    Lessons Learned

    • Evolving market place

    • Training needed for all health care providers

    • Broad band issues for rural areas

    • Hands on experience with vendor products

    • Need for internship opportunities

    • Soft skills – working in teams

    • Career pathway – stackable credentials

    • Articulation agreements with Universities

    • Availability of Faculty


    Health it new landmarks in a difficult to navigate profession

    THANK YOU!

    Funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    STEMTech ● 2012


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