Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician (Certificate, 2 Yr Associate)


A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health information administrators and other professionals, to construct medical records and clinical databases, perform manipulations on retrieved data, control the security and quality of records, and supervise data entry and technical maintenance personnel. Includes instruction in clinical and biomedical science data and information requirements, database management, data coding and validation, information security, quality control, health information content and structure, medical business procedures, and legal requirements.

The required and elective courses you would take for Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Concepts
  • Economics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Sociology
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