Healthcare Information Technology

As the nation moves toward industry-wide adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects a shortage of about 50,000 qualified health IT workers to meet the needs of hospitals and healthcare affiliates. The Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS) competency exams allow professionals and employers to capitalize on new technologies, procedures and careers.

For more information:
Janet Baker, Director, Allied Health
at: 215-968-8324
or email: janet.baker@bucks.edu

Electronic Health Record and Practice Management Specialist Hybrid (180 hrs)

This program is for those with little or no experience in the field. It will prepare you for a career such as: Electronic Health Record Specialist, Practice Manager, HIT Implementation Specialist, Medical Records Technician, Medical Receptionist, Practice Operations staff, Medical Biller, Claims Management Specialist. This course includes management of health information systems, organization of health databases, integration of health databases, and ambulatory surgery centers. Beth Schindele

Newtown Campus/ $2520/ (plus textbooks, practice exams and NHA CEHRS certification exam)

WHPAH 2505 W20/

Orientation: Mon., 9/15, 8am-12pm Class: 12 Fri., 9/19 - 12/12 (no class 11/27), 8am – 12pm
All other work online.

 

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