Health Information Management Technology

About

The mission of the Health Information Management Technology program is to provide the framework to describe the complete management of health information across computerized systems and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers.

The Health Information Management Technology 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. 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,843.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,451.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Health Information Support432Certificate
Health Information Coordinator864Certificate
Health Information Specialist1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242

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: 5,200

Current job openings per year: 480

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
WORKER CHARACTERISTIC
ORIENTATION AND SAFETY
KEYBOARDING AND INTRO TO COMPUTERS
MEDICAL LAW & ETHICS
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
BASIC ANATOMY
INTRO TO MEDICAL INSURANCE
Second Trimester: 
WORKER CHARACTERISTIC
ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
INTRO TO MEDICAL CODING
MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES
EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS
Third Trimester: 
WORKER CHARACTERISTIC
ADVANCED OUTPATIENT CODING
INPATIENT CODING AND BILLING
DENTAL CODING, BILLING AND ASSISTING
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION

Certifications

Certified Electronic Records Specialist
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Donald Drinkard
731-644-7365 x138

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