Health Information Management

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Health Information Management Degree

The fast-paced field of health information management is expected to undergo significant growth through the next decade, creating a need for professionals who are qualified to administer and manage the changing systems and regulations. With 100% online classes available, American National University students could earn an Associate in Health Information Management in as little as 1.5 years.

American National University’s Health Information Management Program (HIM) is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to enable the graduate to manage patient’s medical data and by making it available for the healthcare provider. HIM professionals affect the quality of patient information and patient care at each point of patient interaction; they are focused on the technical side of managing health information, working with electronic records, and software programs.

What You’ll Learn

Upon successful completion of this program and the receipt of your diploma, you will be familiar with:

  • Apply current federal, state, institutional, and accreditation agency guidelines for health record content, accuracy, integrity, collection and maintenance for the purpose of correct coding and reimbursement by integrating knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and disease processes.
  • Utilize the knowledge of current health laws, regulations, and internal and external standards to remain in compliance with privacy, security, and confidentiality of patient data while maintaining professional and ethical behavior.
  • Utilize health information technologies and information systems to support enterprise wide decision support for strategic planning, policy making, data and information governance, analytics and revenue cycle management processes.
  • Apply general leadership, management, and critical thinking skills to health information management roles and responsibilities, including change management, effective communication skills, work design and process improvement, human resource management, training and development to improve patient care quality.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to function as an entry level health information management professional and be prepared to obtain the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential upon graduation.

Why American National University?

The fast-paced field of health information management is expected to undergo significant growth through the next decade, creating a need for professionals who are qualified to administer and manage the changing systems and regulations. With 100% online classes available, American National University students could earn an Associate in Health Information Management in as little as 1.5 years.

American National University’s Health Information Management Program (HIM) is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to enable the graduate to manage patient’s medical data and by making it available for the healthcare provider. HIM professionals affect the quality of patient information and patient care at each point of patient interaction; they are focused on the technical side of managing health information, working with electronic records, and software programs.

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With our innovative learning formats, we bring you a High-Tech, High-Touch learning experience. ZOOM video courses let you be live, in class from anywhere you have an internet connection. 100% online courses allow you to set your own schedule for weekly assignments and discussions. On-campus labs give you the practical, hands-on training you can’t get anywhere else (select majors).

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