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HIIM professionals are experts in managing the collection, storage, retrieval, analysis, and interpretation of healthcare data and information. To provide the highest quality health care delivery, healthcare information is used not only for patient care, but also for medical legal issues, reimbursement, research, planning and evaluation.
Opportunities for employment are found in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, health maintenance organizations, insurance agencies, governmental agencies, educational institutions, and research centers.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center offers a traditional online program, that will allow student who are interested into becoming an HIIM professionals. The program is an online program that will prepare students to develop information systems for quality patient care; facility reimbursement; medical research; health planning; and health care evaluation as required by the changing health care environment. With the exception of professional practice courses, all courses are delivered online.
The application deadline for fall 2015 BS in HIIM admissions is March 1, 2015. NOTE: The application deadline for fall 2015 BS in HIIM admissions has been extended to May 15, 2015.
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Jackson, MS 39216
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