Health Information Management specialists support professionals who provide clinical care to patients by ensuring that patient information is accurate, complete and secure.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is enthusiastic about the job market for health information and medical records technicians. The demand for these positions, it says, will increase by as much as 21% between 2010 and 2020, faster than average for jobs in general.
Anthem College Online offers a Health Information Management associate degree that prepares students for entry-level positions in the health information field. The program includes courses and training recommended by industry insiders to support medical offices and facilities with information management.
Concentration courses provide a solid background in medical office and health information procedures. Students learn principles of medical coding, medical terminology, insurance and billing, reimbursement, and data management. They are trained on practice management software programs and learn to produce financial reports, patient statements, and to create electronic health records.
Core courses include general education classes that teach practical skills, including computer applications, composition, and speech.
Anthem College Online offers students more flexibility to decide when and from where to attend classes. While students have to keep to a course completion schedule, they have the option to log in for classes around the clock. Their courses come through a web-based platform with video streams, animation, and graphics. It even lets students practice their skills in a virtual medical office!
Program graduates are ready to enter positions as health information or medical records technicians and medical secretaries. Graduates can also pursue positions in medical billing and reimbursement. These jobs can be based in clinical offices or in corporate environments.
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