Health Information Management Associate’s Degree
Securing your Future While Protecting Patient Data
American National University's Health Information Management Program (H.I.M.) 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. H.I.M. 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. The following are the domains of the profession:
Health Data Management
Health data structure, content, and standards
Healthcare information requirements
Clinical classification systems
Health Statistics Biomedical Research and Quality Management
Healthcare statistics research
Health Services Organization and Delivery
Healthcare delivery systems
Healthcare privacy, confidentiality, legal, and ethical issues
Information Technology and Systems
Information and communication technologies
Data, information and files structures
Data storage and retrieval
Financial and resource management
Your Learning Experience
Program core courses are:
Diseases of the Human Body
The Microsoft® Office
Introduction and Foundations of Health Information Technology
Health Care Statistics
Medical Law and HIPAA
Information Systems and Technology
Clinical Classification Systems I
Clinical Classification Systems II
Introduction to Procedural Coding
Procedural Coding II
RHIT Exam Success Class
Externship - Health Information Technician
Terminology of Body Systems
Terminology of Body Support
A&P: Systems of Transport and Support
A&P: Body Control Systems
Why Health Information Management Students Turn To American National University:
Convenience and flexibility – day and evening course schedules to fit your life.
Small class sizes – allowing for one-on-one interaction with instructors.
Industry experienced instructors – bringing their industry skills and work experience to class.
Peer tutoring – providing one-on-one help at no additional cost.
Training in modern computer labs – simulating real work experiences.
Externship placement as part of the Health Information Management program – enabling students to build career experience.
Career services – helping with career advice and resources needed for today's job search environment.
Refresher courses are available to all our graduates – keeping skills in their field of study sharp and current at no additional tuition costs.
*The Health Information Management program offered at the Youngstown, OH, Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, Dayton, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Madison, TN, and Memphis, TN is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) Education.
Graduates of the Health Information Management program offered at the Youngstown, OH, Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, Dayton, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Madison, TN, and Memphis, TN campuses are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) examination.
Cost & Disclosure Information:
NOTE: This program is offered 100% Online through ANU university in many States. Please chat with Admissions to learn more about program availability in your State.