University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Digital Healthcare at McCombs

Health Informatics and Health Information Technology

The Digital Healthcare programs at the McCombs School of Business aim to improve health through education and training, innovation, and research and discovery. McCombs Digital Healthcare programs support better care, value, and work life in healthcare and, thereby, better health by developing and implementing initiatives to improve key healthcare processes, and leading advances in all areas of health informatics and information technology.

Education Programs

A hallmark of the McCombs Digital Healthcare Programs is a nationally recognized Professional Education Program to prepare a data-capable 21st century workforce for careers in healthcare.  The program provides post-baccalaureate students with unique, hands-on training in health informatics and health information technology.

Our newest educational initiative, Leadership in Healthcare Privacy and Security Risk Management. will launch as a pilot program on May 8, 2019.  Learn more about this innovative, one-of-a-kind program.

Custom Education & Consulting

Program faculty can offer customized education and consulting services to healthcare organizations on a wide range of health informatics and health IT topics.


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The Digital Healthcare Programs have public-private collaborations with more than 75 industry, healthcare, and governmental organizations. These relationships are essential to the program’s vision of transforming healthcare through information technology.


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Faculty and faculty affiliates engage in innovation and collaborative research with a variety of partners within the university and the broader healthcare community.

Military Support

Students at Ft. Hood Army Career Skills Development program.

We are extremely proud to serve as a Ft. Hood Army Career Skills Development Program to deliver health informatics and health IT education to college-educated soldiers via distance education, with the goal of preparing them for civilian careers in Health IT.