About Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management), Bachelor Degree - at Western Sydney University
CRICOS Code: 088187A
The increasing use of electronic health records requires the accurate and efficient capture, maintenance, security and reporting of health information and the Bachelor of Information Communications Technology (Health Information Management) course will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to build software systems and undertake roles relating to the classification, coding and management of health information within a healthcare setting.
With direct industry experience through 140 hours of work placement, this course offers students the opportunity to seek employment in health information management and/or clinical coding, recognised as workforce skills shortage areas. Specific content areas addressed include Health Informatics, Systems Analysis and Design, Medical Terminology, Database Design and Development, Healthcare Data Environments, Clinical Classification and Coding, Programming, Web Development, Computer Networking, Health Service Management, Activity Based Funding and Data Quality and Healthcare Software and Systems.
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