Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Healthcare Business Informatics

Program Description

The Healthcare Business Informatics curriculum prepares individuals for employment as specialists in installation, data management, data archiving/retrieval, system design and support, and computer training for medical information systems. Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to informatics, systems analysis, networking technology, computer/network security, data warehousing, archiving and retrieval of information, and healthcare computer infrastructure support.

Program Outlines

What fields or jobs are available for Healthcare Business Informatics majors?

  • Computer training for Medical Information Systems
  • Specialists in data archiving/retrieval of Medical Information Systems
  • Specialists in data management of Medical Information Systems
  • System design and support of Medical Information Systems

Who employs Healthcare Business Informatics majors?

  • Home health agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Medical billing agencies
  • Out-patient surgery facilities
  • Physicians’ offices

Skills or traits of a Healthcare Business Informatics Professional:

  • Computer maintenance
  • Database/data warehousing
  • Healthcare computer infrastructures
  • Healthcare informatics
  • Medical coding and billing
  • Medical/legal issues
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Systems analysis & design

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