Seeking Apps. for Global Workforce Council
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The U.S. Department of Commerce is supporting the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA – http://www.ahima.org/) and its partner the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA – http://www.ifhima.org/) in an initiative to establish a global health information curricula and competency standard that provides a framework for healthcare and education systems worldwide to update and or build a workforce strategy.
The first step to advance a health information education and workforce training standard is establishing a Global Workforce Council (GHWC). The GHWC will oversee the development of an internationally applicable curricula and competency standard in HIM, HI and HIT. The standard will be developed in an open and transparent manner that engages countries and experts internationally.
The GHWC will consist of thirteen appointed members with a cross section of expertise from around the globe. Eleven representatives will be recruited from the six IFHIMA/WHO regions and from select…
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