Health Information Management

Health Information Management introduces students to multiple career options in the healthcare setting focusing on administrative or the business side of the healthcare industry. Students will graduate with the ability to go straight to industry in health record departments, administrative roles and medical billing /coding and claims adjustment. HIM will also explore non-business career options such as Nursing, Medical Assisting and a variety of others.

Skills student learn and explore while in this program include:
  • Medical Terminology
  • Vitals Signs
  • Health Insurance including submitting claims
  • Medical Billing and Coding
  • Electronic Health Care Records and Records Management
  • Medical Law including HIPAA and Ethics
  • Management and Human Resource Skills
  • Administrative skills including 10 key calculator
Potential Careers
EHR Manager
Registered Health Information Technician
Medical Records Auditor, analyst or compliance officer
Medical Billing/Coding Specialist
Cancer Registrar
Health Informatics
Medical Office Management
Hospital Administration
Health Data Manager or Analytics
Insurance/ Referral Specialist

Certifications and College Credit CTags
NHA CBCS (12 point)- Certified Billing and coding Specialist
AHA CPR/FIRST AID
American College of Surgeons- Stop the Bleed Certification
HIPAA certification
NHA CEHRS (12 point)- Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
Medical Terminology-CTAG
Health information Technology-CTAG
Health Information Management-CTAG

CAREER TECHNICAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION
HOSA - Health Occupations Student Organization is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

COLLEGE CREDIT OPTIONS
Vantage Career Center has partnered with Northwest State Community College to offer College Credit PLUS Courses both online and in our building. Contact student Services for more information.  

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations.  The Vantage Medical Office Management program can be part of the Career Pathways listed below. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.  
These career pathways were developed around Ohio’s in-demand occupations, according to the July 2015 In-Demand Occupations. Secondary and post-secondary courses reflect career-tech programs approved by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents. For additional career planning resources, visit OhioMeansJobs.com.

Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Diane Laing
Diane Laing
Health Information Management / Medical Assisting Coordinator (Adult Ed)
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2124
Paula VanTilburg
Paula VanTilburg
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2146
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160
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