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Health Informatics and Information Management (HiiM) is a degree involved in the attainment, storage, and retrieval of health information. This is a career path for a person who wants to be involved in health care but will work in an office environment versus the typical direct patient hands on health care (Health Informatics).

This degree is an Interdisciplinary Programs in Haworth College Business at Western Michigan University (Health Informatics). You must take 18-21 program requirements that include introduction to business computing, business computing, introduction to the profession of nursing, introduction to health and human services, medical terminology, principles of biology, and human physiology. In addition there must be one course completed in human anatomy and statistics.

Careers in HiiM are in demand with the rise of a technology influenced society. With the increased use of person health information, the introduction of computers and the expansion of health insurance coverage through employers and government programs have created a demand for a new breed of qualified medical record and health information personnel to manage, use, analyze and protect these crucial data (What is health). Medical and Health Services Managers plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, and public health agencies.

 

 

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