Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

 

Electronic medical records are the lifeline for today’s health care, and you can join this growing field. Become an expert in managing patient health information, medical records, and open up careers in 40 different fields.

You can choose to pursue a Health IT degree with a focus on Medical Coding and Reimbursement Track or Clinical Health Informatics.

Your Degree

After completing the health information technology program, you’ll receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Program grads will be eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) certification exam to become a registered health information technician.

You can choose to pursue a Health IT degree with a focus on Medical Coding and Reimbursement Track or Clinical Health Informatics.

What You’ll Learn

Our instructors will teach you about health information management, electronic health records, medical terminology, diagnosis and procedural coding, health informatics, reimbursement methodologies, and more. You’ll also have hands-on experience with the newest technological healthcare innovations through the AHIMA virtual lab and direct clinical experience in area healthcare facilities.

Accreditation and Certification Information:

MTC’s Health Information Technology Program is designed to prepare students for this ever-changing and constantly growing field. Within the program, students will cover a wide range of topics including health information management, medical terminology, the electronic health record, computer applications, health informatics, coding, healthcare statistics, healthcare reimbursement, continuous quality improvement, resource management, and legal issues. Students actively work with health information and receive hands-on experience with the newest technological innovations available. The program also provides direct clinical experience in area healthcare facilities.

The Health Information Technology associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM can be located at 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, ph. 312.233.1100, and through their website: www.cahiim.org

For more information contact:

Christina Manley, MAEd., RHIT
Marion Technical College
The Margie White Director of Health Information Technologies
1467 Mt Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh 43302
740-389-4636 ext 4105
manleyc@mtc.edu

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