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Health Information Technology Degree (AAS)

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Health Information Technology Degree (AAS)

Health Information Technology Degree

Health information management is the profession that focuses on healthcare data and the management of healthcare information resources. The Health Information Technology (HIT) degree combines the knowledge of and skills from the disciplines of medicine, information management, business applications and computer technology within the healthcare industry. The HIT degree is appropriate for individuals interested in preparing themselves for employment in a wide variety of healthcare settings.

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 Based on data for medical records and health information technicians

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify health information guidelines and healthcare standards in data governance, content, and structure to ensure data integrity.
  • Apply privacy and security strategies and identify compliance requirements to protect health information.
  • Implement and interpret health informatics, analytics, and data use concepts in health information.
  • Determine and evaluate revenue cycle management processes.
  • Apply legal processes and standards demonstrating compliance in health information.
  • Demonstrate management and leadership skills utilizing ethical and professional behavior.
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 Potential Occupations

  • Certified Medical Coder
  • Medical Records Specialist
  • Health Information Management Supervisor, Manager or Director
  • Electronic Medical Recorder/Document Imaging Specialist
  • Medical Claims Analyst
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Health Data Analyst
  • HIPAA Compliance Office
Karen Faulk

Inspired by her teachers to persevere and now inspires others

Karen FaulkHealth Information Technology (HIT), '11
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