What is 'Health Information Management Systems'?
The field of health information management is one of the fastest growing professions in the healthcare industry where employment is secure and advancement opportunities are plentiful. Health information management professionals possess the skills necessary to manage staff and/or systems used to collect, store, retrieve and communicate healthcare data that is used for the planning, delivery, reimbursement, protection and evaluation of patient care. Such skills will enable you to work in a variety of healthcare organizations and other health-related or commercial industry settings.
Metropolitan Community College offers an Associate Degree with three options in Health Information Management Systems (HIMS). (see catalog)
- Coding and Billing*
- Medical Transcription**
- Office Management
Healthcare Information and Administration (HCIA)
In addition, the college offers a Certificates of Achievement with three options in Medical Office. (see catalog)
- Coding and Billing Assistant
- Office Assistant
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