Medical Records and Healthcare Information

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Columbia Basin College, in collaboration with Big Bend Community College, offers the opportunity to obtain a One-Year Certificate and two-year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in Medical Records and Healthcare Information as well as a Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management with a concentration in Healthcare Administration.

The Medical Records and Healthcare Information program provides a solid foundation in important medical science concepts, computer applications, healthcare coding classifications, and information management, all of which creates a skilled professional who can process, code, classify, condense, analyze, and manage healthcare information through physical and computer technology methods.

The program prepares students for professional positions in a variety of areas, including hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities, insurance agencies, home-health, government, and other agencies. The AAS degree enhances the graduate’s ability to join a high-growth component of the medical industry as a Healthcare Information Management professional.

The Healthcare Administration concentration within the Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management is designed to provide in-depth prepared healthcare specialists that are knowledgeable and skilled in management and leadership within the healthcare sector. There are a wide range of exciting careers in health services management, including assistant department head, assistant hospital administrator, or management positions in residential care facilities and practitioners’ offices.

More information on the Medical Records & Healthcare Information program can be found on the Columbia Basin College’s website.

More information on the BAS in Applied Management/Healthcare Administration program can be found on the Columbia Basin College’s website.

For questions or comments about this page, please contact: Jennifer deLeón, Phone: 509-793-2205

 

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