WHAT: Health information technology improves the quality of health care delivery, increases
patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between
patients and health care providers.
To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving health care
delivery in America, Corporate College and others across the U.S. have joined together to
celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week, September 16-20, 2013.
Tri-C’s is committed to ensure that health information technology is integrated,
interactive, interoperable and intelligent to provide the best patient outcomes. The
September 18 event will bring current and prospective health IT professionals together to
network and celebrate the health IT profession, while learning about Corporate College’s
health IT training successes and opportunities.
WHO: John Paganini, Senior Manager of Interoperability Initiatives, HIMSS Innovation Center
Topic: The role of HIMSS as a worldwide hub for health IT interoperability, the first of its
kind, at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland.
Geneva Foster, Meaningful Use Specialist, Summa Health System
Topic: Personal journey from a dislocated worker who took health IT training to
employment as a certified Health IT professional.
Tri-C/Corporate College representatives will present online training offerings for adult
learners, be available to answer questions about job search, and schedule appointments
for resume reviews and interview skills assistance. Representatives from Ursuline
College and Kent State University will be available to discuss receiving credit for
coursework taken through the health IT certificate program at Tri-C’s Corporate College.
WHEN: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
Media Welcome to Attend from 4:30–8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Corporate College
4400 Richmond Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128