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Healthcare Informatics Certificate(2)

  • CT iconHave a knack for organization and details?
    Healthcare informatics experts play a crucial role in managing healthcare data, patient health information and electronic medical records that healthcare providers and insurers rely on.

    Features

    • Prepares you for quick entry into a career
    • Is affordable
    • Transfers to our AS degree in Health Information Technology

    What You Should Know

    In order to be successful in the health information management field, you must be able to demonstrate these essential functions.

    What You Will Learn

    • Healthcare delivery system concepts
    • Principles of health care informatics
    • Electronic health and medical record systems
    • Data and workflow management concepts
    • Project management skills

    What You Should Know

    In order to be successful in the health informatics field, you must be able to demonstrate these essential functions.

    Program Curriculum

    Program Admissions

    Careers

    As an informatics expert, you help design and analyze the systems and databases that maintain electronic medical records, a critical role for insurance reimbursements and quality of care.

    Our program prepares you for the following careers:

    Outlook

    The growing use of electronic health records will continue to increase the demand for health information technicians.

    Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 

    Opportunities

    Employment opportunities exist in:

    • Hospitals
    • Physician offices
    • Clinics
    • Long-term care facilities
    • Insurance companies
    • Government agencies
    • Home health care providers
    • Malpractice attorney offices
    • HIT vendors
    • Hospice

    What You Will Learn

    • Healthcare delivery system concepts
    • Principles of health care informatics
    • Electronic health and medical record systems
    • Data and workflow management concepts
    • Project management skills