Health Information Management A/B

Health Information Management introduces students to the U.S. healthcare system and the basic concepts related to health information management. Students will gain an understanding of information systems in health care; the evolving role of health data in health information systems; and how professionals in this field use data to support the clinical, financial, administrative, and research functions of an organization. 

This course offers students insight into career opportunities in health information management and opportunities for advancement and employability skills for a successful career. Students will also learn about the key laws, regulations, and ethical standards that govern professionals in health information, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Code of Ethics, and laws on worker safety.