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.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242
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.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 5,200
Current job openings per year: 480