Health Information Management

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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
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Location: College Campus/Online


COST: $350

Overview: The Certificate in Health Information Management is designed for students who have a bachelor’s degree in anything other than Health Information Management who wish to qualify for Health Information Management administration. Equips students with the health care knowledge and skills needed to manage patient data and improve patient care in today’s health care environments. Knowledge of the electronic management of sensitive patient health information and health care organization revenue cycle management is critical for success in the health care field today. Our program is structured to provide a professional education with a comprehensive curriculum that is guided by the principle of quality health care through quality information.

PRE-REQUISITES: Grade 12 English.     


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Course Outline:

Health Care Systems and Administration

Principles of Health Information Management

Health Information Systems

Reimbursement Methodologies

Medical Coding and Billing I

Medical Coding and Billing II

Health Information Services Management & Leadership

Medical Vocabularies and Classification Systems

Health Care Statistics

Electronic Health Records and Health Information Exchange

Health Care Information Law, Privacy, and Security

Healthcare Data Analysis and Information Governance

Health Care Research and Quality

Health Information Management Practicum

Health Information Management Capstone

Anatomy & Physiology


Certificate Foundation Requirements

An additional 9 foundation credits are required for those students who do not already have the required medical science courses.

Medical Terminology


  1. manage and collect patient health information
  2. code diagnosis and procedures for reimbursement and billing
  3. manage health care organization revenue cycles
  4. administer electronic health record systems
  5. administer health information exchange systems
  6. prepare health informatics reports that doctors, nurses, and other health care providers rely on to deliver quality health care
  7. protect the confidentiality and privacy of health records
  8. ensure the security of health records
  9. supervise HIM professionals
  10. prepare HIM financial plans and budgets &
  11. manage HIM technology projects

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