The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Health Information Technology as one of the fastest growing occupations with a projected employment growth of more than 22% between 2012 and 2022.
Get trained in Health Information Technology at A-Technical College (ATC) and you may become an important part of the administrative workflow of any healthcare provider organization, from large hospital systems to private physician practice. As part of our cutting-edge health information program, you’ll learn to use various classification systems to medically code and categorize patient information for insurance purposes, databases and registries, and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.
Careers in Health Information Technology include Medical Coders, Health Information Management Clerk, Programmers, Patient Care Coordinator, Patient Registrar, Medical Biller, and Insurance Claims Clerk.
Health Information Technology Diploma Program Objective
900 clock hours – 24 semester credit units 4 hours per day – Monday through Friday
- Healthcare Regulations
- Legal Practices
- Electronic Health Records
- Information Security
- Medical Billing & Coding
- Office Management
- Health Insurance Plans Technology
The ATC Health Information Technology student will learn different levels of technology and medical office expertise. The training in this program is diverse. Students will receive training in medical records management and health informatics, health information data organization and management, patient health information assembly including medical history, symptoms, examination results, tests and treatments, while ensuring its quality accuracy, accessibility and security in paper documents and electronic format. CPR training is also included.