Designed to prepare students for a career in coding, Principles of Health Information Management provides an introduction to the HIM function in hospitals including the structure and use of health information, health record data management, health record documentation, healthcare delivery systems, and regulatory and compliance issues.This course also provides an overview of key HIM topics including computer systems, privacy and security, management of healthcare data sets, research and regulatory compliance issues.
- Introduce health information management concepts common to allied health professionals.
- Describe characteristics of health care delivery and settings in the United States.
- Delineate career opportunities for health information management professionals.
- Describe types of patient records, including documentation issues associated with each.
- Describe numbering and filing systems and record storage and circulation methods, including the electronic health record.
- Explain indexes, registers, and health data collection.
- Introduce legal aspects of health information management.
- Provide an overview of coding and reimbursement issues.
- Compare paper and electronic health record systems.
• Interactive, online, self-paced instruction
• Ebook integrated into the course and included in the price
• 10 lessons
• Student’s experience will vary but 20-40 hours should be allowed for completion
• 24 x 7 online access, anywhere in the world with Internet access
• Course available for 16 weeks from initial enrollment
• Online, self-paced instruction
• Non-lab course
• Multimedia course delivery incorporating video and audio presentations
• Structured lesson plan which includes Check list, Objectives, Presentation, and Quiz to ensure mastery of material
• Final exam
• No experience required and no prerequisites!
Chapter 1: Health Care Delivery Systems
Chapter 2: Health Information Management Professionals
Chapter 3: Health Care Settings
Chapter 4: Introduction to the Patient Record
Chapter 5: Electronic Health Records
Chapter 6: Patient Record Documentation Guidelines
Chapter 7: Numbering; Filing Systems and Record Storage; Circulation
Chapter 8: Indexes; Registers; and Health Data Collection
Chapter 9: Legal Aspects of Health Information Management
Chapter 10: Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement
Angela Lehoux, BS, CCS, CDIP, CIC, COC, CPC-I
Director, Training and Operations
Angela Lehoux is a coder with 25 years of experience in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room coding; an instructor and education specialist for Libman Education courses; and Director of Education for Libman Education where she is responsible for ensuring that our training is accurate, easily accessible, and challenging. Angela believes in the transformational power of education to help individuals achieve their personal and career goals and for institutions to achieve operating success. She develops and reviews course content and is the teacher for Libman Education’s Medical Coder Career Program (MCCP), courses on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, and review courses for the CCA, CCS, CIC, and COC credentials. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management.
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The eBook for this course is included in the tuition. There are no additional books to purchase.
Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles and Practices, 4th Edition by Mary Jo Bowie, MS
Essentials of Health Information Management: Principles And Practices delivers all the latest updates on issues facing Health Information Management professionals including data and information governance, electronic health records, data integrity and security, ICD-10-CM implementation, HIPAA rules, and more.