Student Learning Objectives

Health Information Management

Students will be able to demonstrate skills in the following areas upon graduation:

  • Ensure health information is complete and available to legitimate users
  • Code and classify data for reimbursement
  • Analyze information necessary for decision support
  • Protect patient privacy and provide information security
  • Enhance the quality and uses for data within healthcare
  • Administer health information computer systems
  • Comply with standards and regulations regarding health information
  • Prepare health data for accreditation surveys
  • Analyze clinical data for research and public policy

(From Curriculum Model: Baccalaureate Degree Education in Health Information Management - Framework for HIM Education, American Health Information Management Association, 2005)