GE Healthcare, Waukesha, Wisc, has donated its latest EMR platform to the University of Texas at Austin (UTA). The EMR will be used to help train students in the University’s health information technology program.

UTA’s Health Information Technology Summer Certificate Program used the Centricity Advance software in its Health Information Technology Learning Laboratory.

The donation is part of GE’s goal of integrating health IT with primary care physicians and developing health care workers for new opportunities.

“We never flinch before agreeing to an investment like this,” said Jim Corrigan, vice president and general manager of GE Healthcare IT, in a press release. “It’s an investment in the future of our industry and in the young minds that will shape it.”

Centricity Advance is an online EMR program that is designed for the smaller, primary care physician practice and delivered in a web-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model

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