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About IHI

Drexel University's Institute for Healthcare Informatics is an initiative supported by The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology, the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health and the College of Medicine. It is based at the iSchool at Drexel. An inherently interdisciplinary field, healthcare informatics puts the needs of people at the center of health information technology solutions. IHI brings together educators, researchers and professionals from all healthcare sectors, information technology, and the information sciences who are well equipped to solve the complex tasks of system design, organizational change and usability that are needed to achieve a 21st century health system.

Located in Philadelphia, with its rich history in the health professions and offering leading programs in the health professions and information science and technology, Drexel is positioned to prepare the workforce to meet the nation's goals in health information technology (HIT). Healthcare Informatics was named one of the top careers in U.S. News & World Report, and the American Medical Informatics Association estimates that the nation will need 10,000 professionals trained in informatics by the year 2010.

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