- a 2011 survey indicated 61% of providers and 59% of insurers had a formal clinical informatics program in place, and demand for trained clinical informaticists is growing
- from the same survey, 58% employed nurse informaticists and 47% employed non-physician informaticists, up from 42% and 31% in 2010
PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, 2011
Clinical Informatics Certificate
About the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Informatics
Format: Online Program
Note: Application deadline for Fall 2013 is July 30th.
The primary objective of the program is to prepare experienced clinical professionals to become leaders in the research, development, implementation, evaluation and management of information technology solutions to improve patient health outcomes. A secondary objective of the program is to fulfill the didactic content requirements to permit the student to obtain professional certification in clinical informatics (CPHIMS) through examination.
- 100% online program
- Program developed in collaboration with clinical informatics practitioners and leaders
- Program faculty with expertise in the field
- Convenient, three-semester program, allowing for completion in one year.
A number of recent alumni from a related program (Master of Health Services Administration) at Armstrong have successfully secured positions with Health IT consulting organizations such as Community Health Systems, Greenway Medical Technologies and Bridgemore Solutions, working as meaningful use consultants and health information system implementation experts.
Armstrong is authorized to offer online programs in many states. Authorization is currently pending in additional states as Armstrong continues to research and respond to the requirements for each state. For information regarding state authorization, please contact Dr. Dean Earlix in the Office of Online & Blended Learning by email at Dean.Earlix@armstrong.edu or 912.344.2584.