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University Offering Associate Degree Health Information Technology
DeVry University
DeVry University got established in the year 1931 and at that time it was a film and radio repair teaching organization. Today, it is one of the biggest universities in America. More
 
Associate Degree Health Information Technology
 


Associate degree in health information technology combines courses in business, health care and information to train students to collect and organize information. Within the program, students learn to manage and code medical information found in medical records, arrange, and analyze coded information from medical records for reimbursement purposes.

Benefits of Associate Degree in Health Information Technology

Associate degree in health information technology program prepares students to manage electronic health information databases and work with advanced applications systems. Among many responsibilities health information technology professionals may be involved in ensuring that use and design of information systems support patient safety.

Job Prospects

Graduates are qualified for opportunities in the health care industry working with medical records and health information. Some popular career choices include:

* Medical records technician
* Health information technician
* Coding specialist
* Medical coder

Career Opportunities

People with an Associate`s Degree in Health Information Technology work as medical records and health information technicians and are typically responsible for the compilation and maintenance of a hospital or clinic`s patient`s medical records in accordance with legal and medical requirements in healthcare.
 

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