The purpose of CAHIT is to provide focus in three areas:

  • Research
    • To provide awareness of all aspects of research that have been done at DSU relative to health information technology in various departments, such as HIM/health informatics, information systems, and analytics
    • To work collaboratively with industry, government, and academic partners to carry out research to develop solutions that can be used to resolve issues or encourage new insights in health information technology
  • Service
    • To assist industry partners with health information technology requests if it is within the scope of what can be accomplished with existing faculty, staff, and students
    • To enhance DSU’s education in health information technology by partnering for creative supervised professional practice opportunities
  • Industry professional development
    • To develop non-degree short courses and certificate programs to meet the needs in workforce skills
    • To serve as a resource center for health information technology material