Healthcare Information Management
The Healthcare Information Management concentration at Coastal Georgia focuses on and identifies strategies for the management of data and input, and data as an output. Classification systems, clinical vocabularies, and nomenclatures are identified to achieve data integrity. Current and emerging technologies for health information management are recognized.
 

Why study Healthcare Information Management at Coastal Georgia?

There are over 300 physicians on the medical staff at Brunswick's hospital, representing nearly every major medical specialty. Beyond this, there are many other healthcare providers in the area.

What will I learn?

This concentration intersects medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law - a unique blend that enables graduates to pursue a diverse array of career opportunities in a wide variety of health-related settings. You will learn to apply best practices in decision-making regarding the management of health information; apply the professional, ethical, and legal standards of health information management, and demonstrate the knowledge of the forces affecting health care delivery and health information systems.

What can I do when I graduate?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services manager - a category that includes health information manager - is one of the top 10 occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs from 2019 to 2029. Graduates of the HIM degree program can choose from many different career paths in a variety of settings, such as physicians' offices, hospitals, government agencies, software and IT vendor firms, insurance companies, and consulting firms.

Contact Information:

Dr. Lee McKinley

Chair, Department of Business Administration and Health Informatics, Associate Professor of Health Informatics