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Health Information Management Careers Offer Flexibility and Freedom

by Tracey A. Maine on May 15, 2020

Are you looking for an important, in-demand career that will provide you the flexibility and freedom to work from home? If this appeals to you, then you should consider getting a degree in Health Information Management from Hocking College.

Since Fall 2019, the entire curriculum for this program has been offered totally online! 

What do Health Information Management technicians do?

HIM coding-805269-editedHealth Information Management technicians take documented, or spoken, patient information and transcribe it into a digital format. These professionals also coordinate, store and maintain computerized medical records. Their efforts help doctors, patients, hospitals and insurance companies work together more efficiently and effectively.

How Can I Enter This Field?

Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio, offers an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management degree program. Applicants can receive the hands-on training they need to go from student to graduate in only two years! 

What Skills Will I Learn in This Program?

Students who enroll in Hocking College’s Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management degree program will learn the following skills:

  • man-in-red-crew-neck-t-shirt-using-laptop-3965219How to use classification software
  • How to protect the confidentiality of each patient
  • How to electronically record data
  • How to use patient information to predict future vaccination dates
  • How to organize digital data
  • How to retrieve data
  • How to review records for timeliness and accuracy
  • How to assign clinical codes for insurance reimbursement

What are the Benefits of Enrolling at Hocking College?

woman-using-smartphone-and-laptop-4064230Students who decide to enroll in Hocking College’s Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management degree program get the following advantages:   

How is the CAHIMS credential different from the AHIM CAHIM certificate?

  • The CAHIMS credential demonstrates professional knowledge in healthcare information and management systems to potential and current employers.
  • This credential establishes a solid foundation that will give you an advantage as you strengthen your abilities, acquire more experience and advance your career path.

How can I get more information about this program?

For more information on this program, contact Health Information Management Program Manager, Jade Cover, by email at coverj@hocking.edu or by phone at 740-753-6417.

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