Health Information Petitioner

Designed for the dynamic field of health information management, this program integrates the disciplines of medicine, computer technology and business management. Students who are interested in studying diseases and treatments but are not interested in hands-on patient care will find this a challenging career path. The graduate is prepared to perform technical and supervisoryduties in organizing, analyzing and generating health data for reimbursement, planning, quality improvement, research and the legal issues surrounding the release of health information. Employment opportunities exist in a broad range of settings, such as hospitals, home health care, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), physicians' offices, consulting, computer software companies and government agencies. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), in cooperation with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Curriculum

Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
Health Information Management Petitioner Required

Details

Department

Allied Health

Contact Information

Enrollment Services, Bladen Hall Room 125

Phone:

(301) 322-0864

Email us:

enrollmentservices@pgcc.edu