About this Program
This program is not currently being offered. Visit the Certificate in Health Informatics and Health Information Management website for more information.
Modern health care is heavily reliant on information — huge volumes of patient data that must be tracked, managed and analyzed using complex systems and technologies. This has created a large and growing demand for trained experts who can administer these systems effectively and produce better health outcomes.
In this certificate program, you’ll gain the specialized skills to manage health information and electronic records in a variety of health care settings. We’ll explore the major tools, technologies and processes used for the secure collection, organization and evaluation of personal health information. You’ll also investigate legal, regulatory and compliance issues; delve into financial management and quality assurance methods; and hone your leadership abilities.
Individuals with a bachelor’s or higher degree in any discipline, especially allied health sciences, nursing, business or information technology, who want to enter the field of health informatics and health information management.