Comments about Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management - At the institution - Grand Rapids - MI - Michigan
Health Information Management - Bachelor of Science - 121 credits
The Davenport University Health Information Management Bachelor of Science program prepares individuals to assume an emerging key role in supporting the electronic and technological infrastructure for health services delivery. Students in the program participate in the American Health Information Management Association’s Virtual Lab Project which provides students with learning experience that uses state-of-the-art technology and software. Health information managers oversee the process of data collection and analysis that doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals need to provide quality patient care and to maintain compliance with regulations. These professionals work in a broad range of settings that span the continuum of health care, including office-based physician practices nursing homes, home health agencies, mental health facilities and public health agencies. The ongoing growth of managed care has created additional job opportunities in HMOs, PPOs and insurance companies. This curriculum builds upon the associate degrees in Health Information Technology and prepares individuals interested in pursuing Davenport University’s MBA program.
Students successfully completing this CAHIM-accredited program are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).