Health Information Management

Health Information Management introduces students to multiple career opportunities in the healthcare administrative setting as well as traditional healthcare careers such as nursing and medical assisting. Students will graduate with the ability to go straight to industry in Health Record departments, administrative roles or medical billing and coding.
In this course, students will learn business skills, human resource skills, Interview skills and personal finance skills. 
Students will be immersed in Medical Terminology including learning how to give injections and taking vitals such as blood pressures and pulses to further your understanding of terminology and how crucial it is to health careers. Students will learn the importance and structure of health insurance and the much needed skill of medical billing and coding. Electronic health record usage and knowledge are vital in today's health market. This course will teach the usage, laws and in-depth hands on training utilizing multiple real-world EHR vendors. Students will graduate with multiple certifications including Billing and Coding Specialist through the National Health Association. 
As a Health Management and information Tech Graduate at Vantage Career Center, a student may join the workforce immediately or further  earning potential with numerous program and college pathways. This program works closely with adult education here at Vantage as well as local colleges to offer college credit and test-out opportunities in those programs.  
POTENTIAL CAREERS
Electronic Health Records Manager
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Medical Records Auditor , Analyst or Compliance officer
Medical Coding Specialist
Medical Billing Specialist
Coding Auditor
Cancer Registrar
Electronic Health Records Developer or Analyst
Health Informatics
Medical Office Management or Administrative Tech
Nursing degree such as LPN or RN
Medical Assistant
Health Data Manager
Insurance Specialist or Referral Specialist

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS
This program offers students the potential to earn any of the following industry recognized credentials. Each exam is worth points toward the Industry Credential and Workforce Readiness Ohio pathway to graduation.
CBCS - Certified Billing and Coding Specialist 
CPR and First Aid  Certification
OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health 10 Hour Certification 
HIPAA certification
Stop the Bleed Certification

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 courses both online and in our building. These are part of College Credit Plus. Students can also opt to attend local campuses to meet academic requirements. 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 Font
Diane Font
Health Information Management / Medical Assistant Coord (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