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Health Information Management

Degree: Associate in Applied Science


Credit Requirements: 72 Semester Credit Hours


Health Information Management is a health care profession that ensures the quality of medical records by verifying their completeness, accuracy, and proper entry into computer systems; uses computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data for the purpose of improving patient care or controlling costs; includes competencies in coding diagnoses and procedures in patient records for reimbursement and research; and compiles and maintains data on cancer patients.

 

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