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2021-22 Catalog 
  
    Nov 30, 2021  
2021-22 Catalog

Introduction to Health Information Technology


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Program Description

This program prepares students for professions in the Health Information Management field. The roles of clinicians and information technologists are explored, specifically addressing electronic health records (EHR), safer and cost effective health practices, and the transfer of personal health information nationwide (Health Information Exchange HIE). The HIT program has two degree offerings: Medical Coding and Healthcare Information Systems. The Introduction to Health Information Technology Certificate and the Medical Coding Certificate serve as stackable credentials for those who have formal training in other disciplines such as Office Management or Cyber Security.

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