Program Details

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology is a comprehensive entry level program designed to prepare the student for a career in the field of Medical Records Management and Health Information Technology
Location:
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Health Informatics

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology is a comprehensive entry level program designed to prepare the student for a career in the field of Medical Records Management and Health Information Technology. Students will learn medical classification systems for coding and categorizing patient information for databases, registries and for insurance purposes. There will be additional focus on how to organize and manage patient health information data through accuracy, quality assurance and knowledge of electronic health records management that is in compliance with current regulatory standards. Additionally students learn basic business principles to enhance their skills to make them a more well-rounded entry level professional. The program is 96 credits comprised of 1010 clock hours offered over 8 quarters or 88 weeks.


Program Outcomes

• Ability to demonstrate ethical, collaborative and professional behavior in a healthcare setting

• Understanding of basic management and HR principles for effective management of a health care facility

• Understand the regulatory and compliance issues surrounding the healthcare industry

• Understand how to implement databases and implement integrity measures for data management within the healthcare setting

• Understand key accounting principles, statistical and research methodologies essential to effective management within the field of Healthcare Information Technology

• Understand the key management, HR and business principles required for the efficient management and strategic planning in healthcare.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

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