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What Can I Do With This Major for Majors in Health Information Management



The Health Information Manager is a member of the health care team and is the professional responsible for management of health information systems consistent with medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements. Health Information professionals collect, analyze and utilize data to provide information critical to the healthcare industry. A Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) collects many kinds of data from a variety of sources, monitors the integrity of the information, ensures appropriate access to health records and manages the analysis and use of this data. This professional is an essential connection between physicians, patients, payers and other in the healthcare industry.Health Information professionals are often employed as department managers in hospital centers. Major areas of responsibility in this setting include: determining health information policies; planning; budgeting; acting as a liaison with other departments; evaluating employee performance; educating departmental staff, medical staff and ancillary departments to assure quality information; and serving on important committees such as quality management and utilization review.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Case Manager Health Policy Practitioner Patient Services Manager
Clinical Services Manager Investigator Planner and Program Analyst
Community Program Director Managed Care Coordinator Public Health Consultant
Consultant Medical Program Analyst Supervisor of Medical Records
Health Center Administrator Patient Care Manager Training Coordinator/Director
Health planner Patient Data Manager .

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Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Biomedical Firms Health Maintainence Organizations Laboratories
Community Health Centers Hospitals Research & Development
Educational Institutions Insurance Companies Research Institutes
Health Administration International Health Agencies World Health Organization


Government Agencies
Centers for Disease Control NJ State Department of Health Public Health Service
Department Of Health And Human Services National Cancer Institute Research Institutions
Department of Health National Institute of Health Statistics and Technology
Health Resources and Services Administration National Science Foundation U.S. Public Health Service
Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Veteran's Administration
Management Consulting Firms    Office of Health Research .

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