Health Information Management

About

The Health Information Management program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge needed to secure jobs in today’s rapidly changing medical field. This includes medical terminology, medical ethics, medical office procedures, medical coding and electronic health records.

Through the Health Information Management program students will receive training to assist in successfully completing nationally recognized certifications in the field of study. Students will have the opportunity for on-the-job externships that provide essential real-world training and on-the-job experience for successful career placement.  CPR certification is included within the training program.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,648.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,375.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Health Information Support432Certificate
Health Information Coordinator864Certificate
Health Information Specialist1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Humboldt Higher Education Instructional Service Center
1751 Main Street
Humboldt, TN 38343

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: 4,090

Current job openings per year: 230

Salary Range

$25,800
to
$37,400

Instructors

Karen Larsen
731-617-0693

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