H.R.461 - 10,000 Trained by 2010 Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] (Introduced 01/13/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Science and Technology|
|Latest Action:||01/13/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Science and Technology.|
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Summary: H.R.461 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/13/2009)
10,000 Trained by 2010 Act - Requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive grants for basic research on innovative approaches to improve health care information systems, as well as for scientific and engineering activities to improve education in the health care information fields.
Requires the award of NSF grants also to institutions of higher education to: (1) establish multidisciplinary Centers for Informatics Research for conducting cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research to generate innovative approaches in health care information; and (2) establish or improve undergraduate and master's degree health care information programs, attract students to such programs, and provide them with experience in government or industry related to their studies.