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Health Information Management

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The Health Information Management  program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge needed to secure jobs in today’s rapidly changing medical field.  Students have the opportunity to study and experience “hands-on” training with today’s advanced electronic health records software and develop the computer skills needed for the modern medical office.  Each student has the opportunity to learn medical coding and insurance billing as well as basic medical office skills. 

This program is designed so that every student may be able to reach the level of skill needed to succeed in today’s medical environment regardless of prior office experience or training.

 

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,476.55
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Health Information Support432Certificate
Health Information Coordinator864Certificate
Health Information Specialist1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Brownsville/Haywood County Extension Campus
401 Morgan Street
Brownsville, TN 38012

Job Duties

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 4,090

Current job openings per year: 230

Salary Range

$24,100
to
$38,400

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Keyboarding
Medical Law & Ethics
Introduction to Computers
Medical Terminology
Intro to Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Intro to Medical Insurance
Second Trimester: 
Intro to Medical Coding
Electronic Health Records
Health Information Management Systems
Medical Office Procedures
Employability Skills
Third Trimester: 
Advanced Outpatient Coding
Inpatient Billing and Coding
Dental Billing, Coding, and Assisting
Medical Transcription

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