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Training and Certification Courses for National Certification

Health Information Technologist

Becoming a Health Information Technologist( HIMT ) forecasts a direction for achieving success in the ever-evolving health information arena. The course teaches the key information today's Health Information Health Professionals require to know to be prepared for the professions of tomorrow, all in an accessible, interactive format associated to current HIM standards. Our Health Information Management and Technologies Continuing Health Education Online Courses is the best opportunity to get the most beneficial online education. The Courses is loaded with media-based exercises and relevant HIM exercises including videos and simulations, collaborative course forums and engaging activities with the same individualized attention and student-teacher interaction support as a conventional classroom-based settings. This Courses is hassle-free, cost effective and the most user-friendly experience currently available for any learning system. You can finish the Courses on your study schedulee and immediately access purchased separatelyyour course ware at your discretion 24 hours a day.
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Health Information Technologist

Training And Certification
    Credentials: BOC CEHRS
    Weeks to complete: (±) 11
    CEU's: 9

Health Information Technologist

Careers

Health Information Technician Careers

Most Health Information Technicians work full time. Some Health Information Technologist , particularly those who work in hospitals and labs, are expected to work on nights, weekends, and holidays. There are many different settings for Health Information Technologist . Some are within medical facilities, while others Others find jobs in testing centers, hospitals, or doctor's offices.

According to the United States Department of Labor: Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.
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Health Information Technicians held about 186,300 jobs in 2012. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and procedures. This will mean more claims for reimbursement from insurance companies. Additional records, coupled with widespread use of electronic health records (EHRs) by all types of healthcare providers, could lead to an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the healthcare industry. Prospects will be best for those with a associate degree in health information. As EHR systems continue to become more common, Health Information Management and Technologies Specialists with computer skills will be needed to use them. Most Health Information Technologist and Technologies Specialists work in hospitals or physicians' offices. OtEHRs work in Nurse care facilities or for government entities. Technicians typically work at desks or in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors.

What Health Information Technologist Do.

Electronic Health Records provide a principal service to doctor's offices and healthcare facilities. Electronic health records are widely-used to manage health and treatment records and for insurance and payment purposes. Electronic Health Records work at almost all healthcare facilities. They manage and organize health information databases and registries ensuring the accuracy, accessibility, privacy, and security of a patients health information. Electronic Health Records often evaluate patient records for timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data. Electronic Health Records are responsible for electronically recording data for collection, storage, evaluation, retrieval and reporting, assuring the compliance of all electronic health records datand procedures.

Salary And Job Outlook of a Health Information Technologist

The median expected annual pay for a typical Health Information Technologist in the United States around $34 K but when you add the value of the benefits total compensation reaches 50 K.

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsThe median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $39,180 in May 2017. Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.

Health Records Salaries

A team of Certified Compensation Health Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Health Records in the United States.
Occupation Location Last Updated
Records Clerk US June 28, 2019
Records Clerk, Sr. US June 28, 2019
Medical Records Director US June 28, 2019
Environmental, Health and Safety Director US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineering Manager US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer I US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineering Supervisor US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer II US June 28, 2019
Env., Health, and Safety Engineer III US June 28, 2019

Ways To Become A Health Information Technologist

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Training and Certification The The Certified Health Information Technologist ( CEHRS ) is a nationally acknowledged certification administered by the National Healthcareers Association. It is not required to have a national certification to work as an Health Information Technologist but the majority of healthcare facilities will require the accomplishment of a one year nationally recognized training program, particularly since Medicare and many other health-insurance companies will subsequently only cover's the patients phlebotomy procedure if it is performed by a Certified Health Information Technologist ( CEHRS ). getting your Certified Electronic Health Records certification significantly increase your likelihood of employment.

Advantages Of Training and Certification

The Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist is a Nationally acknowledged certification. In this occupation those who are certified have a big advantage when searching for a job. A certification is a way to stand out from any prospect and it is the simplest way to prove qualifications and a certain level of competence. There is less on-the-job training, which will save you and employers valuable time and resources. After experience, Health Information Technologists can specialize and move into leadership roles. A certification proves to employers that the candidate is serious about their profession.

THE NAHCE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATE AND BADGE OF COMPLETION (BOC)

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Completing NAHCE Health Information Technologist Continuing Health Education Courses tells your employer that you have received the highest standards of Health Information Technologist education and have met the educational requirements of the certifying bodies in your field. After receiving the NAHCE Health Information Technologist certificate and badge of completion (BOC) you will be trained to take the following certification exams:

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION (CEHRS)

The NHA Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification (CEHRS) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring the highest quality standards. The CEHRS exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in performing tasks associated with electronic health records. Whether you want to work in a doctor’s office or a large clinic, becoming a CEHRS with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team.

The NHA Electronic Health Records Certification (CCMA) is a nationally accredited certification program, that meets or exceeds the accreditation criteria of the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), ensuring an examination that meets the highest quality standards. The NHA exam tests the most current and relevant competencies necessary to ensure proficiency in the medical assisting profession. Whether you want to work in a doctor's office or a medical clinic, becoming a CCMA with NHA shows that you are knowledgeable and ready to be a valued member of a healthcare team. The purchase of NHA exam preparation materials or other educational products is not required to sit for any NCCA-accredited certification exam offered by NHA, and does not guarantee a passing score on an examiNation. Exams accredited by the National Commission For Certifying Agencies (NCCA). The NCCA accredits certification courses by providing an unbiased third-party review of our courses. Successful completion of this review results in accreditation. Those courses successfully going through this rigorous process have met certain standards and best practices to ensure that a legally defensible and psychometrically sound exam/assessment is delivered.

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The Certified Health Information Technologist

This is one of the fastest-growing careers in the healthcare industry. MAA's can work at clinics, urgent care facilities, dental offices, Nursing homes, chiropractic offices, hospitals, insurance companies.

  • Electronic Health Records Specialist

    Percent Change In Employment, Projected 2016-24

    14%
    Health technologists and technicians
    13%
    Medical records and health information technicians
    7%
    All Occupations

    Note: All occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic, Employment Projections Program

  • What does it take to be a Health Information Technologist? ?

Health Information Technologist

Curriculum of Courses

Administrative Medical Assisting

The Evolving Healthcare System in the United States

Learning Outcomes:
  • Healthcare in the United States
  • Functions, Careers, and Credentials of the HI Health Professional: Documenting, Maintaining, and Managing Health Information, Past and Present
  • Health Informatics and Health Information Technologist Shaping the Evolving Healthcare System

Processing Health Information

Learning Outcomes:
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • External Forces: Regulatory and Accreditation Influences
  • The Active Health Record in Acute Care Settings
  • The Post-discharge Health Record

The Meaningful Use of Digital Health Information

Learning Outcomes:
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • The Electronic Health Record: Meaningful Use of Patient Records
  • privacy, and security of Digital Records
  • The Patient's Role in Healthcare

Exploring New Roles for Health Information Profession

Learning Outcomes:
  • Expanding Roles and Functions of the Health Information Technologist and Health Informatics Health Professional

An Overview of PrimeSUITE's Practice Management and Electronic Health Record Software

Learning Outcomes:
  • Practice Management Applications
  • Why Adopt Electronic Health Record Applications?
  • Electronic Health Record Applications
  • The Flow of Information from Registration through Processing of the Claim

Health Data Structure, Collection, and Standards

Learning Outcomes:
  • The Health Professionals Who Maintain and Use Health Information
  • Data versus Information
  • Computer-Based Health Information Media
  • Screen-Based Data Collection Tools
  • Collecting Data Elements
  • Electronic Health (Medical) Records (EHR) (EMR)
  • Laws, Regulations, and Standards
  • Similarities and Differences between a Physician's Office and Hospital Information Systems

Content of the Health Record—Administrative Data

Learning Outcomes:
  • Maintaining Health Records: An Overview
  • Administrative Data Elements
  • Administrative Uses of Data
  • Accountable Care
  • The Master Patient (Person) Index (MPI)
  • Registering a New Patient in PrimeSUITE
  • Scheduling an Appointment
  • Editing Demographic Data
  • Checking in a Patient
  • Capture Insurance Information
  • Utilize the Help Feature

Content of the Health Record—the Past Medical, Surgical, Family, and Social History

Learning Outcomes:
  • Forms as Data Collection Tools
  • The Past Medical, Surgical, Family, and Social Histories
  • Handling Inconsistent or Unclear Information
  • Documenting Vital Signs

Content of the Health Record—the Care Provider's Responsibility

Learning Outcomes:
  • The SOAP Note
  • The History of Present Illness (HPI)
  • The Review of Systems (ROS)
  • The Physical Exam
  • Medical Dictation and Transcription
  • Voice (Speech) Recognition Technology
  • Electronic Prescribing (ePrescribing)
  • Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
  • Tracking Physicians' Orders
  • The Problem List

Financial Management: Insurance and Billing Functions

Learning Outcomes:
  • Claims Management—Why and How
  • Use of an Encounter Form
  • The Claims Process Using PrimeSUITE
  • Diagnosis and Procedure Coding Using PrimeSUITE
  • The Relationship between Documentation and Coding
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Accounts Receivable—Getting Paid
  • Managing Accounts Receivable in PrimeSUITE
  • Compliance

Privacy, Security, Confidentiality, and Legal Issues

Learning Outcomes:
  • The HIPAA privacy, and security Standards
  • Evaluating an EHR System for HIPAA Compliance
  • The Role of in EHR Implementation
  • Joining Security Measures
  • Handling Sensitive and Restricted Access
  • Data Integrity
  • Join Policies and Procedures to Release Health Information Using PrimeSUITE
  • Accounting of Information Disclosures
  • Information Exchange
  • Compliance Plans
  • Safeguarding Your System and Disaster Recovery Planning

Management of Information and Communication

Learning Outcomes:
  • Internal Communications
  • Importing Documents to the EHR
  • Master Files and Templates
  • Customization
  • Using Software to Organize Your Work—Task Lists
  • Using Software as a Reminder

Decision and Compliance Support: Utilizing the Database

Learning Outcomes:
  • Using the Dashboard in PrimeSUITE to Meet Meaningful Use Standards
  • Datand Information Used in Decision Support
  • Use of Report-Writer for System Reports
  • Custom Report Writing
  • Uses of Indexes
  • Uses of Registries
  • The Credentialing Process

Looking Ahead—The Future of Health Information and Informatics

Learning Outcomes:
  • Health Information versus Health Informatics
  • Barriers to Adopting an Electronic Health Record
  • Emerging Technologies and Models
  • Making the World of Health Informatics User-Friendly and Convenient
  • Virtual Private Networks—Advancing the Use of EHRs Remotely Yet Securely

Health Information Technologist Practicum, Apprenticeship and Capstone

Learning Outcomes:
After successful completion of this study course students participate in the Apprenticeship and Capstone to perform skills required of a practicing Health Information Technologist.
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Program Cost and Financing

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Health Professional Enrollment


*PAY IN FULL:
$495
  • Payment options: $199 down $39 month x8 Total cost: $511 / $39.00 USD - monthly
  • Integrated courseware and eBooks: Health Information Management and Technology / Integrated Electronic Health Records: 180 Day access
  • Convenient, Mobile-friendly, self-paced digital experience with modern student / instructor communication lines and success coaching available to you 24 hours a day.
  • Advanced interactives, how-to videos, extra practice materials and adaptive learning tools to focus your study time
  • A lifetime of career services with unlimited student support
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