Physician Community Podcast

Episode #24: Training the Allied Health Professional


Dr. Barry Newman, an expert in the medical education of allied health professionals, shares his thoughts on how physicians can ease the transition to electronic health records. The Consortia for Education, ARRA HITECH Section 3016, states that the purpose of this grant proposal is to establish or expand health IT education programs.  Learn why this is so important and why physicians should reach out to educational institutions and make their preferences known. The interview was conducted by Jack Varga, MD, MHSA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Physician Informaticist, Veterans Health Administration, Washington, DC.