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Interoperability Institute Awarded AmeriCorps Planning Grant
Program will support Michigan’s need for a next generation health IT workforce
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Interoperability Institute (IOI), a 501(c)(3) organization designed to provide the products, services, leadership, and workforce to bring advanced interoperability solutions to the health information technology (HIT) market, has been awarded an AmeriCorps Planning Grant by the Michigan Community Service Commission.
The focus of this grant is to reinforce the work that IOI is presently undertaking to address the issue of Michigan's need for digital skill building of a diverse next-generation health IT and health informatics workforce. IOI and AmeriCorps, a national network of local, state, and national service programs, are working in collaboration to address this emerging need.
“We are thrilled to be recipients of the AmeriCorps Planning Grant and further develop the health IT workforce in Michigan,” said Mary Kratz, Executive Vice President of Interoperability Institute. “We are grateful for the partnership that we have with AmeriCorps and look forward to enhancing the work that we do to ensure that today’s students are prepared to become tomorrow’s leaders.”... Learn more>