Allied Health Careers
Health Information Management
They are the invisible backbone of the health care system – health information management technicians perform a variety of functions, such as organizing, analyzing, coding and managing patients’ information. These functions are important for reimbursement, complete and accurate records, quality improvement, research and decision making.
A rapidly growing field, health information management is perfect for those who thrive on detail, accuracy and helping others.
Often the first friendly face seen by patients, medical assistants guide patients throughout a clinic or hospital visit.
Taking vital signs, helping complete paperwork, recording patients’ symptoms and administering medication are among their varied roles.
Pharmacy technicians form an integral part of patient care. They measure, label, mix and dispense prescription medication while working under licensed pharmacists. With the patient’s health and medication safety in mind, successful pharmacy technicians must be accurate, precise and detailed, while treating patients with compassion and empathy.