Jay Spitulnik PhD
Credit: 1 CEU
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Define health informatics and describe its inherent interdisciplinary nature.
- Explain how informatics relates to and enhances the work of practitioners in any healthcare practice setting.
- Describe the relationship between health informatics and healthcare quality management.
- Describe the trends happening in health informatics as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including how they relate to healthcare quality management.
About our Speaker:
Jay Spitulnik, PhD, has been managing and teaching in the corporate and academic communities for more than 35 years. Since 2003, his focus has been on healthcare and since 2014 more specifically on healthcare informatics. Currently, he directs a graduate program at Northeastern University that prepares people to work as health informatics professionals. He also teaches a project management course that is designed for full-time project managers, for those whose project management assignments will only be part of their work, and for anyone who will be managing change initiatives in any type of organization. Jay holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Boston University and a PhD in Organizational Psychology from Walden University. He is certified as a Green Belt by the American Society for Quality and as a Certified Performance Technologist by the International Society for Performance Improvement. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of the Health Information Management and Systems Society.