Have 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.
In order to be successful in the health information management field, you must be able to demonstrate these essential functions.
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:
The growing use of electronic health records will continue to increase the demand for health information technicians. As Americans live longer and receive more health care services, the need for health information specialists is expected to grow 21 percent through 2020, much faster than average, particularly for those with a strong understanding of technology and computer software.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employment opportunities exist in:
Our certificate in Healthcare Informatics transfers to our Associate in Science Degree in Health Information Technology. The A.S. degree transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.
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