Health Information Management Specialization
College of <br />
 <strong> Business & Management </strong>

College of
Business & Management

Health Information Management Degree Specialization

Health Information Management Degree Specialization

If you have previously earned an associate degree in Health Information Technology or an active RHIT certification, take the next step in your education with the Health Information Management degree specialization. Positions abound in hospitals, physician offices, clinics, and even in government agencies, software and IT vendor firms, insurance companies, and consulting firms. Some of the potential positions available with a bachelor's in Technical Management include Health Information Management department director, health information system manager, chief privacy officer, clinical data specialist, information security manager, and product marketing specialist.

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Career Coursework

When you specialize your Technical Management degree in our Health Information Management degree specialization, your coursework may include these career-enhancing courses:

Healthcare Data Security and Privacy

Health Information Financial Management

Healthcare Total Quality Management

Management of Health Information Functions and Services

Healthcare Statistics and Research

Healthcare Data Security and Privacy

Introducing processes, procedures, and equipment for data storage, retrieval, and retention, this course addresses laws, rules, and regulations governing access to confidential healthcare information as well as managing access to, and disclosure of, health information.

Health Information Financial Management

Examining cost/benefit analysis and managerial accounting within the context of healthcare finance and resource management, students in this course compare capital, operating, and other budgeting methods with goal attainment and organizational success in healthcare facilities.

Healthcare Total Quality Management

This health information management course addresses knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values needed to coordinate quality and resource management programs. Topics include quality planning, assurance, and control as parts of a total quality system; utilization review; risk management; data collection and statistical analysis, as related to performance improvement; and practice-related ethical issues in healthcare.

Management of Health Information Functions and Services

Students in this course study the principles applied to health information management functions; health data development, staffing, operation, and project management; organization, and availability and analysis of health information for quality of care and regulatory compliance.

Healthcare Statistics and Research

In this health information management course, students apply statistical analysis tools, epidemiological principles, and biomedical research methodologies and protocols to health information management processes and cases. Descriptive statistics, nonparametric methods, and inferential concepts are used to organize health data and present health information.

To learn more about required and elective courses to complete the Health Information Management degree specialization, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.