Electronic Health Information Management

$ 250.00

$250 application fee applies to program total cost.  Total program cost is $2,990.  Includes a voucher for National Certification Exam.

100% Online. Take classes on your phone. Study any time. Go at your own pace. Program can be completed in as little as 4 months. Start Today! A career in Electronic Health Information Management can represent a path to success in the fast growing healthcare industry.

This course is a complete resource tool for the student and/or professional learner.  Electronic Health Information Management covers the different healthcare organizations and guides students through the various areas of the field.  Students will learn the different influences of organizations such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and The Joint Commission (formerly known as JHACO).  In addition, students will be introduced to Electronic Health Records (EHR) software that is commonly used in healthcare settings.  Students will learn how to enter patient demographics, store and retrieve patient records and chart notes, and transfer and important documents into the EHR.

Includes voucher for National Certification Exam.

Description

Prepare for your Electronic Health Records (EMR) Certification

In addition to earning your Electronic Health Records Certificate, when you graduate you’ll be eligible to take your Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam, administered by a leading National Certification Agency, to become a Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist. Certification exams are administered by independent third parties. You are not required to take a certification exam, however, taking this additional step can help you market yourself to potential employers and validate your EMR knowledge.

Your CEHRS exam fee is included in your tuition – a $117 value.

Product Requirements

What You’ll Learn During Your Online Electronic Health Information Management Program

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine the health information management concepts common to allied health professionals.
  • Describe the evolution of the patient health record from paper-based to electronic format.
  • Identify characteristics of healthcare delivery and settings in the United States.
  • State the plan toward developing a Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) and Regional Health Information.
  • Determine the required elements for collecting and maintaining health information data.
  • Identify the administrative and clinical terminologies, vocabularies, and data standards.
  • Distinguish among the types of patient records, including documentation issues associated with each.
  • Describe numbering and filing systems and record storage and circulation methods.
  • Differentiate the types of information systems and their use in healthcare settings, such as hospitals, medical offices, and clinics.
  • Name the life cycles of health information systems.
  • Identify the user's point of view to working with electronic health record systems.
  • State the history and importance of electronic health records.
  • Define electronic health record (EHR).
  • Identify the health information technology appropriations of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
  • Define key terms and abbreviations relevant to EHRs and health information technology.
  • Name the standard functions of various EHR software programs.
  • Utilize EHR software to practice creating patient records, importing health history records, reading and interpreting patient files.
  • Identify the benefits of adopting EHRs.