Bachelors Degree in Heath Information Administration
Lincoln College of New England offers a Bachelor degree in Health Information Administration for students interested in working within health organizations. Students’ professional interests may also involve taking on the responsibilities of performing functions and processes related to the utilization of technology in assistance of daily operations. Health information systems are utilized by healthcare organizations to provide the best care possible. This program aims to teach students to apply technology and information gathering to help the operations of healthcare services. Students should develop their education in coding, statistical literacy, and understanding of health care regulations and practices that define the duties as part of health information technology professionals’ duties.
Students may develop an understanding of information technology and its utilization within healthcare services through the curriculum. Those classes include Introduction to Medical Information Technology, Health Care Information Technology Standards, and Telecommunications and Computer Networks.
Potential qualifications of heath information technology professionals include the ability to manage health data, to ability to apply coding and reimbursement systems, to maintain electronic applications to manage health information, and to apply organizational management techniques. Graduates should also be able to interpret medical records, as well as gather, interpret, analyze, and monitor data utilized by health information systems for the purpose of managing quality and improving performance. Successful students should have the ability to computer, interpret, and analyze healthcare statistics, and to demonstrate the ability to model professional behavior and ethics.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions
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