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Health Information Technician Schools

Postby shawntamis » Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:08 am

Health Information Technician Schools prepare students to become qualified for positions in health care fields, working to structure and analyze health care data and information.

Students can choose programs of study for certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees in Health Information Technology, depending upon the level of responsibility they wish to assume on the job. Two-year Associate of Art (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees are generally preferred by employers. Associate degrees in Health Information Technology are offered at community colleges and vocational, technical, and trade schools.

Health Information Technician Schools provide skills expected at various levels of employment. Students at all levels - diploma, certificate, and associate degree - can anticipate courses in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, billing and coding, office skills, computer skills, analytical skills, and medical office administration. Students should focus on liberal arts for a well-rounded education.

AA and AS degrees from Health Information Technician Schools can help graduates gain employment as administrators of health care information. Students learn to take on duties of managing records, analyzing health information, and preparing statistical reports. Courses can include coding and indexing information, managing health insurance reimbursements, analyzing and managing health records, and managing communications.
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Re: Health Information Technician Schools

Postby johan123 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:25 am

Health Information Technology
Applied Associate of Science

CAHIIM Accredited
Qualify for RHIT Certification

Rasmussen's Health Information Technology AAS Degree program is accredited by CAHIIM and will prepare students to take the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Graduates with HIT training understand the healthcare system and how to communicate well within a team setting. Graduates will be able to perform medical coding and billing, analyze data, use and understand scanning technology, navigate an electronic health record, manage a file room, and release medical information under appropriate circumstances. Key courses will include: Introduction to Health Information Management, Basic ICD-9-CM Coding, Ambulatory Care Coding, and Quality Analysis & Management.
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Re: Health Information Technician Schools

Postby richroberts972 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:19 am

i want to ask if anyone knows any famous school on this field
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Re: Health Information Technician Schools

Postby allenfrancis » Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:01 am

They really need people who are dedicated and need lots of concern for others. This will really make you eligible.
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Re: Health Information Technician Schools

Postby donald » Wed May 22, 2013 4:48 am

There are few other courses like advanced cardiac life support certification (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support certification (PALS), to know more
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