December saw the 12th cohort from the TN HIMSS and Belmont University’s Spring 2020 Session of the Health IT Workforce Accelerator graduate. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, this one-of-a-kind HIT continuing education program has been conducted virtually.

The graduating students and their companies are:

Diego

Alvarez

Perception Health

 

 

 

Curtis

Austin

MNPS

 

 

 

TJ

Battle

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Blair

Brewer

MidSouth Internal Medicine

 

 

 

Karen

Coles

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Stephanie

Hansen

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

 

 

Wil

Hernandez

Amsurg

 

 

 

Aruna

Jacob

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Nasera

Souidi-Johnson

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Allison

Miraldi

HCTec

 

 

 

Erin

Moorman

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

 

 

Seann

Mulligan

HCTec

 

 

 

Steve

Perry

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Rex

Price

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TN

 

 

 

Mike

Porter

Perficient

 

 

 

Ian

Stanford

Amsurg

 

 

 

Pete

Weinlein

VMware

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Designed for healthcare professionals of all levels, backgrounds and career paths, the program is available in person and in remote settings and teaches students how the blending of healthcare and IT can affect care outcomes. The curriculum also covers the future of healthcare and business processes in healthcare. Throughout the course, students gain exposure to the healthcare provider, payer and vendor settings. Led by HIT professionals, the program’s students experience real-life challenges and determine best practices to bring into their careers.

 The training offers a detailed view of the U.S. healthcare system and policies, along with specialized knowledge about HIT systems and processes. Participants gain an understanding of vendor solutions and options using team-based skills.

 For more information and to register for future classes, please visit the Website.