Reforming health care has been identified as one of the top priorities by the federal and the state governments. As a leader in health care IT education, Western Michigan University plays a critical role in transforming the health care industry via concerted and active academic endeavors in health information technology. The Center for Health Information Technology Advancement leads these efforts.

Activities and accomplishments

  • Three faculty members serve as voting members on the Michigan Health Information Network.
  • Faculty actively research health care IT topics.
  • Biennial conference at WMU brings together health care service professionals, health IT solution providers, and health informatics and information technology professionals to examine important topics that impact industry and academic programs.

ICHITA 2015 Conference website