Tag: Health Information Management and Technology

UW-Green Bay alumna’s Capstone Project successful at Watertown Hospital

UW-Green Bay alumna Mariah Rathkamp ’17 (HIMT) improved patient care at Watertown Regional Medical Center with her Capstone Project by streamlining the medical records process. Rathkamp’s project was mentioned on the video (1:25) on News Around the UW System.

UW-Green Bay HIMT student says ‘It’s Never Too Late to Advance Career’

This feature is worth sharing… “For Glenora Howard, the motivation to expand her career opportunities and earn an online bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) came down to two things. Glenora isn’t the type of person to coast through her career. She wants to continue moving up in healthcare, but this has […]

HIMT is now HIMSS-affiliated

Our friends in the UW-Green Bay HIMT program — the relatively new online bachelor’s in Health Information Management and Technology — are sharing the news they are now an official HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) academic partner.  UWGB is one of 35 universities with this designation. The partnership brings together colleges and universities […]

Faculty note: Tyczkowski

Through study that relates directly to curriculum enhancement in her area, Brenda Tyczkowski, assistant professor in the Professional Program in Nursing and academic director for the Health Information Management Technology (HIMT) program, recently completed a rigorous 14-week accelerated health information management workshop through Alabama State University. She then passed the national certification exam for the […]

Yes! Online bachelor’s in Health Information secures initial accreditation


UW-Green Bay’s new online bachelor’s degree program in Health Information Management and Technology received good news Thursday afternoon: initial accreditation by the national accrediting agency. The decision by the Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management was relayed to campus by UW Extension, which coordinates the HIMT program offered in collaboration by Extension and UW […]

Student team competes at Interprofessional Healthcare Case event

Representing UW-Green Bay at the Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition 2015 held January 7-8 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells were (from left) Anita Frankhauser, team captain and a December graduate in Human Biology and dietetics); Alysia Wiley and Amanda Hoffman, RN-to BSN students in the Nursing program; and Stephanie Hessler, a Health Information Management […]

Four to represent UWGB at Healthcare Case Competition

Four students have been selected to represent UW-Green Bay at the Interprofessional Healthcare Case Competition sponsored by the Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (AHEC). The team of students was given a healthcare case study and required to conduct an analysis of interprofessional efforts related to patient care. After submission of an executive summary and budget, […]

New HIMT program awards first degree

Christian Krah of Green Bay crossed the Weidner Center stage during Saturday’s mid-year commencement to accept the first bachelor’s degree awarded through UW-Green Bay’s new Health Information Management and Technology program. The program launched in fall 2012 in conjunction with partner campuses UW-Parkside, UW-La Crosse and UW-Stevens Point. It responds to growing demand for professionals […]

UWGB, UW-Extension collaboration on health degree earns marketing honors

UW-Green Bay’s academic program in Health Information Management and Technology, offered in collaboration with UW-Extension and sister campuses at Parkside and Stevens Point, is applauding Extension’s marketing department for three awards in the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) 2014 Marketing Awards competition. Among them will be a gold award in the “Website” category, […]

Nursing’s Tyczkowski to present Gerontology Brown-Bag on nursing homes


The UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center will host a Brown-Bag presentation by Brenda Tyczkowski of the Professional Program in Nursing on the topic “Factors in nursing home placement” next Friday (Oct. 18) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in MAC-201 (The Gathering Room). Tyczkowski holds a doctorate in nursing practice and directs the Health Information Management […]