Health Information Management and Exchange
Technology enables us to create increasingly sophisticated methods of health data collection and integration. With this sophistication comes the need for practitioners skilled in the timely collection, management, retrieval, exchange, and analysis of electronic health information.
The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Health Information Management and Exchange prepares you to collect, manage, retrieve, exchange, and analyze information in electronic form, in both healthcare and public health organizations. You acquire a fundamental understanding of secure biomedical data management, data quality, and data exchange. You also develop an advanced level of proficiency with respect to coding, classification, and medical terminologies.
As a student in the program, you explore such topics as health information exchange, security and privacy policies and regulations for healthcare, business of health informatics, foundations of health informatics, and health informatics standards and terminology. You also complete a mentored practicum, which provides the opportunity to synthesize the coursework and demonstrate competency in the role of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation analyst.
Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Health Information Management and Exchange prepares you for such careers as:
- EHR implementation analyst
- EHR project manager
- Health information specialist
- Health information technician
- Medical records analyst
- Medical records coordinator
To earn the Graduate Certificate in Health Information Management and Exchange, you must complete 18 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Health Information management and exchange core courses (15 credit hours)
- Practicum in health information technology (3 credit hours)