Co-founder and CTO of Medical Information Exchange Company Speaking at Ivy Tech−Northeast Oct. 26

NORTHEAST – Doug Horner, co-founder and chief technology officer of Medical Informatics Engineering, will speak at Ivy Tech Community College−Northeast at 6 p.m. Oct. 26. Horner’s presentation will cover topics including the entrepreneurial aspect of starting a business, the impact of electronic medical records, and other relevant health information topics.

Horner conceived the WebChart product portfolio and the Med-Web network, now one of the few commercially viable United States HIOs. The MIE portfolio includes WebChart EHR, Enterprise Health, NoMoreClipboard and RIS/PACS products.

Ivy Tech is now offering the Health Information Technology program for degree-seeking students. Additionally, Ivy Tech Corporate College is collaborating with Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) to offer six-month online training for working professionals in either healthcare or Information Technology.

The goal of this training is to prepare workers to assist with implementation and optimization of electronic medical record systems. With this training, healthcare professionals will learn the IT side of the equation and IT professionals will learn the healthcare side. The majority of the cost is being funded by the federal reinvestment and recovery act, (ARRA) and now is the perfect opportunity to get in the door of this exciting and emerging profession. For information or to register, go to

Event Details:
6 p.m. October 26 in the Ivy Tech−Northeast Student Life Conference Center (4900 St. Joe Road). The event is open to Ivy Tech students and faculty.

Doug Horner

Doug Horner

About Doug Horner
Horner has nearly two decades of software industry experience, building expertise in systems, networks, and management. His experience in healthcare technology has enabled Medical Informatics Engineering to predict the impact of the Internet, browsers, and other new technology on healthcare. A former electrical engineering student at Purdue University, Horner has published several papers on medical technology, artificial intelligence, and information systems. Previously, he served as senior software engineer for NBS Imaging, designing and implementing statewide imaging and digital driver license systems and as Chief Software Engineer of Medisys, Inc., a medical-office software provider and distributor of Medical Manager billing software.

About Ivy Tech
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. Ivy Tech serves nearly 200,000 students annually and has campuses throughout Indiana. It functions as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.                                        

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