Why You Should Get a Health Informatics Degree
Program 100% online!*
Health Information Technology (HIT) is the backbone of healthcare. Doctors, administrators, nurses, and a variety of healthcare professionals of all backgrounds use this feature to access important patient data that may be available at any time. Health informatics professionals make it possible.
Using industry-standard programs, applications, and best practices, HIT employees are tasked with entering, exchanging, and updating patient data and storing that data in electronic health records (EHRs) for future reference. and recovery. These records often include information such as medical records, diagnostic results, symptoms, test result information, and medical notes. As an overriding principle in this field, confidentiality is paramount and a primary concern for health information technology professionals.
Through the HIT program inCBD-College, future HIT professionals will learn all emerging and industry standard EHR systems, medical terminology, ICD-10 and CPT codes, and healthcare industry best practices.
Upon completion of the HIT program at CBD College, students are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam.
CBD College's HIT program is 100% online* and offers our students the flexibility to earn an associate's degree in a growing field as a full-time digital curriculum that can fit around their busy schedules and lives.
Why study Health Informatics?
At CBD College, we recognize that behind every physician or care manager is a support team of highly-skilled healthcare professionals who perform functions patients don't normally think of. These front-line positions are the foundation of all medical practices, and the health information technology specialist is an important member of any healthcare offering.
CBD believes that this career field is not only critical to the current state of our health care system, but that it will become increasingly important over time. Industry analysts estimate that 1.9 million new jobs will be created in the healthcare sector between 2018 and 2028*. Our goal is to put you in the best position to become a valuable professional contributor to the healthcare industry.
The HIT program is a full-time, 100% digital online course that can fit around your schedule. CBD is an institution that understands that many of our students are part-time employees and finance their studies. With that in mind, we have built the HIT program in such a way that it can also be tailored to the needs of our students.
Of course, CBD offers personalized guidance through our Career Services department to help you establish yourself in the job market after graduation and make the skills acquired through this program an attractive qualification for future employers in the field of health. . industry.
As part of the HIT program, students enrolled in the course receive 40 hours of practical training as part of their practical curriculum in the program. This will simulate real-world implementations of their courses and help them hone their skills before entering the job market.
*Program includes a residential clinical internship component of up to 40 hours
CBD College's accreditor for health information management is the Health Information and Informatics Accreditation Commission.Management Education (CAHIIM). University accreditation for an Associate of Science degree in Health Information Management has been confirmed through 2029. All inquiries regarding program accreditation status should be mailed to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by calling (312) 235-3255; or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CBD College's HIT program is dedicated to providing meaningful and engaging health information technology education while guiding students in professional and ethical practices to prepare them for successful, diverse, and rewarding careers.
Career Prospects for Health Information Technology
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to grow 11% between 2018 and 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations*.
What is a career in health information technology like?
Our goal is to help our students make a successful transition from academic to professional life and use what they learn at CBD College to find their way to a productive and successful career.
When our students complete the CBD College Health Information Technology programme, they will have an idea of the areas and types of work applicable to a HIT professional and how best to approach the job market for these positions. Entry level roles such as: Health Information Clerk, Medical Records Analyst, Medical Records Coordinator, Clinical Documentation Specialist, Document Submission Technician, Patient Access Representative and more in settings such as: medical offices, enterprise technology in health, hospital systems and insurance companies. These roles are important first steps in becoming part of healthcare delivery networks, insurance agencies, specialty clinics, and many other facets of the healthcare industry.
As healthcare work continues to shift from larger hospitals and systems to office-sized practices, HIT professionals will see increasing demand for their services and skills. For HIT professionals who aspire to a leadership path in their careers, this also provides an opportunity to develop office-scale networks that reinforce HIT best practices and deliver optimal results for patient record keeping and patient follow-up. medical information.
HIT professionals who complete the CBD program will be able to use a different set of extremely valuable skills as a result of their training, including:
- Skills, knowledge and best practices for health management (EHR) coding systems.
- Computer skills and applied system work.
- Medical law, ethics and communication.
- Data collection, management, security, analysis and reporting
- The ability to apply pathophysiology and pharmacology to the organization and implementation of the coding and reimbursement process.
- Ability to demonstrate critical thinking, team building, collaborative engagement across departmental roles, and a strong sense of professionalism in a variety of work settings.
HIT professionals can expect career opportunities based on their training and certification. The need for healthcare professionals in all sectors of the industry will continue to grow and HIT professionals with quality education and certifications will be in high demand, making this program a valuable proposition for any potential employer.
where can you work
- medical practices
- services professionals, scientists and technicals
- administrative and support services
- Care centers (specialized care centers)
Health Information Technology Curriculum
Seven 11-week modules
- Introduction to oral and written communication.
- computer applications
- Introduction to anatomy and physiology.
- Introduction to statistics
- Medical terminology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Introduction to health information technology
- Accounting principles
- human disease
- Alternative health systems
- Introduction to health information systems
- Basic CID encoding
- health statistics
- Continuous quality improvement
- Advanced ICD Coding
- Medical law and ethics for health information management
- Coding of the current duration of the process (CPT).
- health data
- Management for the Health Information Professional
- health reimbursement
- Internship in health informatics.
- RHIT Exam Preparation
CBD College's Health Information Management Program has a current Student Satisfaction Rating of92%.
Government Approved Distance Learning Outside of California
The US Department of Education requires any institution that offers distance learning programs to students residing outside of their home state to obtain approval from the states where the students reside. Regulations vary from state to state, so federal, state, and institutional policies may limit or prohibit CBD College's approval to provide online education to students in certain states.
Although the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity (NC-SARA) has established a statewide voluntary reciprocity process for interstate delivery of distance learning postsecondary education programs, the State of California is not a party to the agreement and the Institutions like CBD College are not eligible to take advantage of the reciprocity agreement when offering distance learning in other countries. Therefore, CBD College must seek and document the situation with the states where the institution enrolls distance learning students.
CBD College does not enroll students from states where the institution is not licensed, authorized, exempt, operated under a waiver, or otherwise capable of enrolling students because state laws do not apply to the institution or the activities of the institution. college if applying to this state.
Effects of moving and residence
Students should contact the school prior to moving to discuss a change of residence. If a student moves to a state where CBD College is not authorized to offer distance learning, enrollment cannot be guaranteed. It may also affect eligibility for Title IV financial assistance, loan repayment or deferment, and/or veterans benefits. Students should contact the Office of Student Aid to determine the implications of the change.
The following list summarizes CBD College's status in the states where the institution currently offers distance learning programs to residents of that state and the complaint process for those states.
Associate of Science Program in Health Information Technology:
CBD College was considered by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education to meet permit waiver criteria because the programs are conducted online or remotely and CBD College has no physical presence in the state.
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education
PO Box 110505
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0505
The Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education does not require licenses for distance learning programs if there is no physical presence in Arizona. The Council defines physical presence as the use of an Arizona address, Arizona phone number, contact information for a person indicating an Arizona address, or Arizona hours. CBD College does not have a physical presence in Arizona and therefore does not require a license. Pursuant to state law, the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education has jurisdiction to investigate student complaints against educational institutions licensed by the agency. Because CBD College is not currently required to obtain a license from the Board of Trustees, please refer all complaints to the Arizona Attorney General's Office.
Arizona State Board for Post-Secondary Education Private
1740 W. Adams, Suite 3008
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Phone: (602) 542-5709
Fax: (602) 542-1253
Colorado Department of Higher Education policy allows out-of-state institutions to enroll Coloradans in their online courses and programs without a permit, as long as there is no physical presence. CBD College Colorado activities do not result in a physical presence; Therefore, CBD College in Colorado does not need a license.
Colorado Commission on Higher Education
Denver, CO 80202
After review by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education, it was determined that distance learning programs and university educational activities currently offered in the state do not currently require a license because they do not comply with the definition of "operating in the state" under the statutes. If a postsecondary institution is not accredited by the commission, the agency directs students to file a complaint with the appropriate state regulator of postsecondary education where the institution is located (BPPE), as well as with the institution's accrediting agency.
CBD College activities in Hawaii do not involve a physical presence; Therefore, the facility is not required to be licensed by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Postsecondary Education Licensing Program.
Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Post-Secondary Education Licensing Program
Edificio Rey Kalakaua
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 586-7372
CBD College has received a continuing waiver from the Illinois Board of Higher Education because CBD College meets the definition of an institution with limited physical presence in Illinois as defined by state law.
Illinois Board of Higher Education
1 North Plaza of the Old State Capitol,
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377
Phone: (217) 782-2551
Fax: (217) 782-8548
TTY: (888) 261-2881
CBD College is licensed by the Nevada Commission on Postsecondary Education under a test course license. Students enrolled in a licensed private postsecondary institution have the right to file a complaint with the Commission on Postsecondary Education. To file a complaint, complete and submit a Student Complaint Form available on the agency website.
Committee on Post-Secondary Education
Luis avenue street, 2800
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
CBD College is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code; Therefore, a license or waiver from the Texas Workforce Commission is not required.
CBD College currently has a distance learning waiver with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board until at least one clinical/practical learning experience is scheduled.
Texas Workforce Commission
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Council
PO Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711-2788
CBD College was deemed by the Utah Consumer Protection Agency to meet the criteria for exemption from the registration requirements of U.C.A § 13-34-105 because CBD College is accredited by a national accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education from USA
Utah Department of Consumer Protection
PO Box 146704
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6704
Phone: (801) 530-6601
Fax: (801) 530-6001
If you are a distance student wishing to make a complaint about CBD College, please refer to the institution's complaint procedures for making your complaint. If you are unable to resolve your complaint through the steps outlined in the institution's complaint procedures, you may also submit a formal written complaint to one of the regulatory bodies listed in the complaint procedures (institutional accreditation agencies and school, state licensing authority school and the Department of Education) or the competent supervisory authority for post-secondary institutions in your country of residence:
CBD College is institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Agency for Health Education Schools (ABHES):
ABHES – Accreditation Agency for Health Education Schools 7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314, N. Falls Church, VA 22043 Phone: (703) 917-9503, Fax: (703) 917-4109 Email: info@abhes. org ABHES - Website: www.abhes.org
The US Department of Education also requires CBD College to provide information for filing complaints with the state agency where the college is physically located.
CBD College is located at:
3699 Wilshire Blvd 4. Estoque,
Los Angeles, CA 90010
CBD College is licensed to operate by the California Office of Private Postsecondary Education. Permission to operate means that the facility meets the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and the California Code of Regulations.
A student or any member of the public may file a complaint about CBD College with the California Office of Private Postsecondary Education by calling (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form available on the office's website (https:// www.bppe.bppe.org).ca.gov/).
CBD College must also provide a description of the process for filing consumer complaints in each state in which the institution enrolls students. The complaint process for states in which CBD College is eligible, exempt, or licensed to offer distance learning programs and enroll students is outlined in the next section.