Health Information Management and Technologies Specialization Courses

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Health Information Management and Technologies

Health Information Management and Technologies deliver a primary service to hospitals, physician’s offices and outpatient clinics. Whenever a patient receives a healthcare service electronic health records are employed to manage health condition and treatment information for insurance and reimbusment purposes. The healthcare service provider needs to document the services and convert them into a billing claim. Health Information Management and Technologies manage and organize the health information databases and registries to assuring the accuracy, accessibility, privacy and security of a patients health information. They abstract the data from documentation and use classification software to assign the most appropriate medical codes and make sure the practice receives payment for the services the health care provider performs. Health Information Management and Technologies routinely assess medical records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data. Health Information Management and Technologies are typically employed in mostly all healthcare facilities.

Health Information Technicians held about 186,300 jobs in 2012. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and procedures. This will mean more claims for reimbursement from insurance companies. Additional records, coupled with widespread use of electronic health records (EHRs) by all types of health care providers, could lead to an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the health care industry. Prospects will be best for those with a associate degree in health information. As EHR systems continue to become more common, Health Information Management and Technologies Specialists with computer skills will be needed to use them. Most Health Information Management and Technologies Specialists work in hospitals or physicians’ offices. OtEHRs work in nursing care facilities or for government entities. Technicians typically work at desks or in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors.

The median annual wage for Health Information Technicians was $34,160 in May 2012. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,250, and the top 10 percent earned more than $56,200.

Health Information Management

Health Information Management and Technologies Online Courses

Health Information Management +T ( HIM&T ) forecasts a direction for achieving success in the ever-evolving health information arena. The course teaches the key information today’s Health Information Professionals require to know to be prepared for the professions of tomorrow, all in an accessible, interactive format associated to current HIM standards. Our Health Information Management and Technologies Contunuing Health Education Online Courses is the best opportunity to get the most beneficial online education. The Courses is loaded with media-based exercises and relevant HIM exercises including videos and simulations, collaborative course forums and engaging activities with the same individualized attention and student-teacher interaction support as a conventional classroom-based settings. This Courses is hassle-free, cost effective and the most user-friendly experience currently available for any learning system. You can finish the Courses on your study schedulee and immediately access your course ware at your discretion 24 hours a day.

  • Immediate feedback and student instructor interaction with online assignments, quizzes and practice test and progress reports.
  • Students can access all their course materials, including the media-rich online textbook from any mobile phone or home computer.
  • Both Health Information Management +T and informatics are discused side by side giving the student a realistic idea of how these fields interact in today's healthcare climate.
  • Preparation Over 40 "A Day in the Life " features to help promote active learning and critical thinking.
  • Dedicated ICD-10-CM/PCS and HCPCS coding system is used during exercises.
  • Combines the right mix of rich functionality and intuitive ease of use to enable rapid and complete clinical and clerical documentation.
  • Concept Check-ups follow each topic and break down learning outcomes into manageable subject material with unlimited practice before exams and quizzes.
  • Focal Points and key term definitions appear in the margins throughout the text to spotlight critical data necessary to master end-of-chapter review quizzes.
  • An Coverage of Greenway Medical Technologies' Prime Suite, an ONC-ATCB-Certified filly integrated, online Electronic Health Records, Practice Management and interoperable physician-based solution.
  • Preparation 55 simulated PrimeSUITE exercises in the areas of PM, EHR and HIM.
Health Information Management

Health Information Management and Technologies

Courses:

  • Healthcare in the United States
  • Functions, Careers, and Credentials of the HI Professional: Documenting, Maintaining, and Managing Health Information, Past and Present
  • Health Informatics and Health Information Management Shaping the Evolving Healthcare System
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • External Forces: Regulatory and Accreditation Influences
  • The Active Health Record in Acute Care Settings
  • The Post-discharge Health Record
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • The Electronic Health Record: Meaningful Use of Patient Records
  • Privacy and Security of Digital Records
  • The Patient’s Role in Healthcare
  • Expanding Roles and Functions of the Health Information Management and Health Informatics Professional
  • Practice Management Applications
  • Why Adopt Electronic Health Record Applications?
  • Electronic Health Record Applications
  • The Flow of Information from Registration through Processing of the Claim
  • The Professionals Who Maintain and Use Health Information
  • Data versus Information
  • Computer-Based Health Information Media
  • Screen-Based Data Collection Tools
  • Collecting Data Elements
  • Electronic Health (Medical) Records (EHR) (EMR)
  • Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Similarities and Differences between a Physician's Office and Hospital Information Systems
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • Administrative Data Elements
  • Administrative Uses of Data
  • Accountable Care
  • The Master Patient (Person) Index (MPI)
  • Registering a New Patient in PrimeSUITE
  • Scheduling an Appointment
  • Editing Demographic Data
  • Checking in a Patient
  • Capture Insurance Information
  • Utilize the Help Feature
  • Forms as Data Collection Tools
  • The Past Medical, Surgical, Family, and Social Histories
  • Handling Inconsistent or Unclear Information
  • Documenting Vital Signs
  • The SOAP Note
  • The History of Present Illness (HPI)
  • The Review of Systems (ROS)
  • The Physical Exam
  • Medical Dictation and Transcription
  • Voice (Speech) Recognition Technology
  • Electronic Prescribing (ePrescribing)
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Tracking Physicians' Orders
  • The Problem List
  • Claims Management—Why and How
  • Use of an Encounter Form
  • The Claims Process Using PrimeSUITE
  • Diagnosis and Procedure Coding Using PrimeSUITE
  • The Relationship between Documentation and Coding
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Accounts Receivable—Getting Paid
  • Managing Accounts Receivable in PrimeSUITE
  • Compliance
  • The HIPAA Privacy and Security Standards
  • Evaluating an EHR System for HIPAA Compliance
  • The Role of in EHR Implementation
  • Applying Security Measures
  • Handling Sensitive and Restricted Access
  • Data Integrity
  • Apply Policies and Procedures to Release Health Information Using PrimeSUITE
  • Accounting of Information Disclosures
  • Information Exchange
  • Compliance Plans
  • Safeguarding Your System and Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Internal Communications
  • Importing Documents to the EHR
  • Master Files and Templates
  • Customization
  • Using Software to Organize Your Work—Task Lists
  • Using Software as a Reminder
  • Using the Dashboard in PrimeSUITE to Meet Meaningful Use Standards
  • Data and Information Used in Decision Support
  • Use of Report-Writer for System Reports
  • Custom Report Writing
  • Uses of Indexes
  • Uses of Registries
  • The Credentialing Process
  • Health Information versus Health Informatics
  • Barriers to Adopting an Electronic Health Record
  • Emerging Technologies and Models
  • Making the World of Health Informatics User-Friendly and Convenient
  • Virtual Private Networks—Advancing the Use of EHRs Remotely Yet Securely

Health Information Management and Technologies Diploma

Our advanced courses meet continuing educational requirements for National Certification in this field of specialization.

nahce is an approved training provider for the NHA National Certification Exams accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and issues s through National Healthcareer Association, Inc.

nahce is a Contunuing Health Education provider and agent for the NHA National Certification Exams accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and issues s through National Healthcareers Association, Inc.

In order to qualify as a candidate for nahce Sponsored Certification Testing an individual must obtain one of the following:

  • nahce Membership
  • Be confirmed as a graduate of a recognized Electronic Health Records Courses or School.
  • Confirmed employment by a medical facility as a Health Information Management and Technologies Specialisation for a minimum of 2 years.

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