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Health Information Management Degree Specialization

Health Information Management Degree Specialization

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the important field of healthcare administration, you can focus your education on supporting the continuum of care with DeVry’s Health Information Management degree specialization.

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Classes Start

online

Program Available

Online
cost

Program Cost

$497/Credit Hour
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37
Courses

Program Coursework

When you specialize your Technical Management degree in our Health Information Management degree specialization, your coursework may include these 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.

Accreditation Matters

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It matters to both you and employers. Accreditation establishes respect and provides recognition.

* Our Online Health Information Management degree specialization (BSTM-HIM) Bachelor’s degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) http://www.cahiim.org.

As reported on DeVry University’s 2018 CAHIIM Annual Program Assessment Reports, BSTM-HIM program graduates who were eligible for, and chose to sit for, the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification exam had a 40% pass rate for first time test takers in the academic year 2016-2017.

Graduation rates for all new full-time students, including transfers, for Fall Cohorts* were as follows: 2010 67% and 2011 43%.

Retention rates for all first-time freshmen, including transfers, for Fall Cohorts* were as follows: 2014 69%, 2015 47%, and 2016 44%.

*Fall Cohort sizes: 2010 – 3; 2011 – 7; 2014 – 16, 2015 – 15, 2016 – 9.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.