Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Fergus Falls
56537

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes
56501

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Wadena
56482

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Moorhead
56560

 



Health Information Technology/Coding

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Land/Campus, Online
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Health Information Technician is an important member of the healthcare team, who secures, analyzes, integrates, and manages health information for patient care, reimbursement, planning, marketing, legal aspects, and research. This information steers the health care industry. The program is designed to combine general education courses with the technical courses for a well-rounded and functional education. To further the student's classroom coursework with practical hands-on experience, time is spent in health care facilities. The health information technician is essential in ensuring the effective implementation and use of the electronic health record and can also play a role in critical areas of a healthcare organization such as coding departments, quality assurance departments, data analysis departments, research and development departments, and training departments.

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