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    Highlights

    In-Demand Skills

    Take classes online and learn from the comfort of your home

    A Career You'll Love

    Work in a hospital, residential care facility, or other health care service

    Hands-on Training Development

    Learn about medical coding and billing, disease classification, and healthcare procedural codes

    Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. *

    * Source:
    Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook
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    Train for a Rewarding Career in Health Information Technology

    There is no better time to earn a Health Information Technology degree and prepare for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the United States. The Health Information Technology program at Fremont College prepares students to play vital roles in the healthcare delivery system and provides the necessary training to become skilled in health information management. Work in a healthcare office environment using the training you have learned after going to school. Students learn in-demand skills and knowledge such as medical billing and coding, disease classification (ICD-10), electronic health records, and healthcare procedural codes. Upon program completion, graduates are prepared for a wide variety of Healthcare IT careers.

    Are Health Information Technicians in Demand?

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.**

    ** Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook

    Possible Career Options After Fremont College

    Important Qualities of a Health Information Technician

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    Our program prepares our students to excel in the healthcare field by showing competency, innovation, and leadership

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    Admission Process

    We're here to help pinpoint the learning opportunity that's right for you.

    Personalized Guidance

    Talk through course details with our admissions team, finding the time and format that suit your schedule and goals.

    Pre-Course Work

    Maximize your time in the classroom, completing pre-course exercises so you’re ready to hit the ground running on day one.

    Keys to Success

    Work with admissions counselors to ensure you have tools to succeed in this online course, including a quiet, dedicated workspace and high-speed internet access.

    What Do Health
    Information
    Technicians Do?

    Work

    Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services

    Organize

    Organize and maintain data for clinical databases and registries

    Track

    Track patient outcomes for quality assessment

    Use

    Use classification software to assign clinical codes for reimbursement and data analysis

    Electronically

    Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting

    Protect

    Protect patient’s health information for confidentiality, authorized access for treatment, and data security

    Where Do Health
    Information Technicians
    Work?

    • Hospitals - state, local, private
    • Ambulatory health care services
    • Nursing and residential care facilities
    • Government
    • Introduction to Medical Insurance and Billing
    • Medical Terminology
    • Disease Classification (ICD-10)
    • Introduction to Electronic Health Records
    • Healthcare Procedural Codes (CPT/HCPCS)
    • Healthcare Law and Ethics
    • Associate Capstone
    • Medical Office Management
    • Introduction to Microsoft Office
    • Health Information Technology
    • Introduction to Medical Accounting
    • U.S. Healthcare System

    Fremont College Difference

    • Speed
    • Innovation
    • Partnerships

    By enrolling in the Health Information Technology program at Fremont College, you can earn an associate’s degree and begin working in the healthcare industry in just 15 months. We understand that enrolling in college is a big commitment, so we make it easy for busy adults like you to achieve their educational goals without rearranging their entire schedule. This program is offered online, and includes up-to-date training in ICD-10 code sets and classes led by industry experts. Continue reading to explore additional benefits of being a Healthcare IT student at Fremont College.

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