Medical Information combines data management with the proper handling of sensitive medical records.
The Business Technology Medical Information program provides the fundamentals of health records management, billing information, and other data systems used in a health care industry environment.
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Ensuring Accuracy in Medical Data Management
The health care industry has seen record growth in the last few years, with steady expansion as the population ages and approaches retirement age. The need for a multi-skilled workforce is in high demand and our Health Occupations programs mirror current industry standards to prepare students to enter the workforce.
If you enjoy problem-solving and prefer working in an administrative setting, a career in Medical Information might be right for you. Health Information Technicians ensure accuracy and proper management of patient information.
Clark's Medical Information program provides students with hands-on experience with advanced computer technology software commonly used by hospitals, medical clinics, and health care professionals.
Employment opportunities for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians exist in a variety of formats: coder, medical records analyst, medical records clerk, and health information technician.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment projections forecast Medical Records and Health Information Technician jobs growing at a rate of 14 percent, with a median wage in the Portland-Vancouver metro area estimated at $21.83 per hour.