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5/22/2012Apply Now to the Health Information Technology Training Program - Capital Community College

Applications are now being accepted for the Health Information Technology training program at Capital Community College. For seven months, students are immersed in learning about this emerging and growing field in the healthcare industry. The program addresses six workforce roles: practice workflow and information management redesign specialists; clinician/practitioner consultants; technical/software support staff; implementation manager; implementation support specialist; and trainer. Eligible students will have a minimum of a two-year degree and experience either in healthcare or IT.  Thanks to a grant from the Office of National Coordinator,  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the cost is only $425. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, May 29th.   For more information or to get an application, please contact:

Jo-Anne Leventhal ( ) or Kate Rickard (


2/17/2012 – HITE-CT CTO Job Announcement

The Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut (HITE-CT) is seeking a qualified Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the state-wide deployment of our state health information exchange.  The successful candidate will be a recognized IT leader with a strong track record in a senior level technology position preferably within a complex organization managing large IT projects that consistently meets its goals.  Interested candidates can learn more about this posting here. This position is now closed


12/2/2011 - Pilot Site Call for Participation

The HITE-CT is seeking healthcare provider organizations to lead in early deployment of the Health Information Exchange (HIE). These early deployment sites will contribute to the development and refinement of HITE-CT implementation options, configurations, and processes. We are looking for pilot participants from a variety of provider sizes (hospitals, large group practices, small group practices).  Proposals should be submitted by December 21, 2011.  Click to following link to view the Call for Participation and Application Form (PDF).

10/4/2011 – Connecticut HIE and HIT Summit 2011

On October 20, 2011 from 8:30 to 6:00 PM, DPH, HITE-CT, eHealthConnecticut, Capital Community College, DSS, and UCONN Health Center is co-sponsoring the Connecticut HIE and HIT Summit entitled, Connecting Connecticut: EHRs, Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange.  Summit 2011 is an educational conference for physicians, nurses and other clinicians, practice managers, quality improvement professionals, hospital CIOs and IT staff, payers and anyone else interested in electronic health records systems and health information technology.  Register online at and review the Agenda.


07/5/2011 –*REVISED POSTING* HITE-CT Interim Executive Director

The HITE-CT is seeking an experienced candidate who will be responsible for the administration and successful execution of the Connecticut Health Information Exchange as well as to work collaboratively with other state entities in the deployment of federal and state initiatives on health information exchange (HIE) until a Chief Executive Officer is hired.  Interested candidates can learn more about this posting hereThis position is now closed.

05/17/2011 – HITE-CT CEO Job Announcement

The HITE-CT is seeking a qualified senior executive with experience in health information technology, health information exchange, and statewide infrastructure development, including technical and policy development related to sustaining the HIE.  Interested candidates can learn more about this posting here. This position is now closed.

04/14/2011 – Request for Proposals for HIE System Services - RFP is closed.

The Connecticut Department of Information Technology has issued RFP# HITE-CT2001 seeking proposals for the Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut.  The RFP can be found at:

·         Vendors should note the schedule of events listed in section 3.1.1 of the RFP.

·         Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted according to the instructions listed in the RFP.


03/17/2011 - Pre-Solicitation Notice for HITE-CT

This notice is for informational purposes only.   This acquisition will be funded by the State of Connecticut – Health Information Technology Exchange (HITE-CT) as part of the ONC State Health Information Exchange (State HIE) cooperative agreement program. Availability of Solicitation:  HITE-CT intends to post the solicitation on the State Contracting Portal which can be accessed at the following link on or about April 1, 2011. :

Proposals will be due no later than forty-five (45) days after the solicitation is posted.  Meaningful use exchanges are expected to be operational in August 2011.