The Health Information Management program at Florence Darlington Technical College is designed to prepare students for the growing field of health information technology/management. Accurate and appropriate information is essential to today’s healthcare system. Health information management (HIM) professionals provide a necessary supportive role that ensures the access of patient health data for optimal decision-making and clinical care across organizations, settings, and health disciplines. HIM professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting and analyzing the data that these health professionals need. Courses within this program of study include instruction in:
- Medical terminology
- Anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology
- Coding systems and classification
- Probability and Statistics
- Billing and Reimbursement
- Legal aspects of health care
- Quality assurance and improvement
- Technology and computers in health care
In addition to coursework and simulation experience, the HIM student will have supervised clinical that allows them to apply their knowledge in real world situations.
The Health Information Management AAS program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
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Florence Darlington Technical College is also accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.