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Health Information Technology

Implementation Manager

This course is designed to introduce participants to the basic principles of Project Management in Health Information Technology (HIT). Workers in this role provide on-site management of mobile adoption support teams for the period of time before, during and after implementation of health IT systems in clinical and public health systems. Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Instruction is face-to-face at LCC's West campus as well as online. Click for Syllabus

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this training, participants should be able to:

  • Lead implementation teams.
  • Demonstrate project management and change management principles to create implementation project plans that achieve the project goals.
  • Apply an understanding of health IT, meaningful use, and the challenge practice settings will encounter in achieving meaningful use to all activities.
  • Interact with diverse personnel to ensure open communication between end-users and support team.
  • Manage vendor relations, providing schedule, deliverables and business information to health IT vendors for product improvement.
  • Coordinate implementation-related efforts across the implementation site and with their Health Information Exchange partners.
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise.


At the completion of this training, participants will be able to work with the following topics:

  • Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the US
  • The Culture of Health Care
  • Terminology in Health Care and Public Health Settings
  • History of Health Information Technology in the US
  • Health Management Information Systems
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Planning, Management and Leadership for Health IT
  • Working in Teams
  • Fundamentals of Health Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign
  • Quality Improvement
  • Working with HIT Systems (hands-on lab)
  • Vendor Specific Systems

Who Should Attend:

Individuals with experience in either health and/or Information Technology (IT) environments as well as some administrative or managerial experience.

The program is comprehensive and intense, but I believe it offers students a professional advantage in the HIT workforce and broadens the individual perspective through the Project Management process.--Fall, 2010 participant

More about this vital grant-funded training:

This project is supported in whole or in part by ARRA HIT Grant # 90CC007901 awarded to the Lansing Community College as part of the Midwest Community College Consortium by the Federal HHS Office of the National Coordinator. Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, gender, nor ethnicity.

Lansing Community College and the BCI take pride in our participation in this collaborative effort with the Midwest Community College Consortium to offer courses in Implementation Manager and Implementation Support Specialist.

BCI project management, outreach coordinators, and faculty are working together to bring you the best possible training.  more....

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