Health Information Management
Health Information Management (HIM) professionals work with physicians, and nurses to ensure patient health information is documented accurately and securely. They also manage key aspects of health information reporting and protection of patient information.
Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) Mission StatementThe Health Information Management program at Concorde Career College provides students with theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and professional attributes necessary to obtain entry-level positions in Health Information Management. The program provides graduates with knowledge and skills to be self-directed learners with critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, as well as proficiency in communication and interpersonal working relationships. The program prepares students to successfully complete the Registered Health Information Technical credentialing exam. Health Information Management courses include general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. Learning objectives include achievement of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Electronic Health Record concepts, privacy, and security of health information, anatomy and physiology for ICD-10 coding, management coding practice, effective communication and leadership skills. Students will obtain the skills to prepare, analyze, manage, and preserve medical records needed by the patients, hospitals, and insurance companies.
Health Information Management
(Associate of Applied Science)
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In order to graduate from the Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:
Health Information Technicians organize and manage health information data. Students with a degree in health information management may find entry-level employment as Health Data Analyst, Insurance Claims Analyst, Records Technician, Clinical Coding Specialist, and Patient Information Coordinator in hospitals, doctor offices, insurance companies, clinics, and other medical facilities. Find out more about what a career as a health information technician looks like.
Accreditation and Licensure
For the campus of Memphis:
The Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
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What is the difference between Health Information Management and health information technician?
Health information management is the administration and organization of patients’ private health data. In contrast, a health information technician is a role that emphasizes this data management as its primary function.
How Long Is The Health Information Management (Associate Of Applied Science) Program At Concorde?
Concorde’s Health Information Management program can be completed in as few as 14 months.
When Does Concorde’s Health Information Management (Associate Of Applied Science) Program Start?
Call us at 1-800-693-7010 to find out when the health information management (associate of applied science) program next starts at the Memphis campus.
What is the health information management career outlook?
According to BLS.gov, the health information management job field is expected to grow 18 percent through 2028. With the aging baby boomer population and expanded health insurance coverage, the healthcare industry has increased demand for medical services and medical personnel.
Why should I become a health information manager?
Become a health information manager to experience the multidisciplinary understanding of healthcare, information technology, management, regulations, and financial implications. Health information managers work behind the scene to obtain, analyze and secure the digital and traditional health records of patients. They thoroughly understand modern information technology, clinical knowledge, and administrative management skills.
Does Concorde offer health information management externships?
Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences through externships in our health information management program.
How much is tuition for Concorde’s Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) program?
For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.