What is a health information technician?

Answer Health information technicians work in a medical environment, but do not interact with patients. They deal with medical records and clarify diagnoses with physicians. This can be a good career for ... Read More »

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Health Information Technician Certification?

Usually, health information technicians--professionals responsible for collecting, storing and maintaining the medical information of patients--have at least an associate degree accredited by the C... Read More »

Registered Health Information Technician Schools?

The American Health Information Management Association is the organization responsible for administering national certification in health information technology. To gain the first level of AHIMA ce... Read More »

Name 12 circumstances that personal health information can be used for purposes unrelated to health care.?

1. As required by law (statute, regulation, court order)2. For public health activities3. Regarding victims of abuse, neglect, or domestic violence4. Health oversite activities (like audits)5. Judi... Read More »

What are the 12 circumstances can personal health information be used for purposes unrelated to health care based on HIPAA?

Good question! People are often amazed at how many different ways their health information or medical records can be used AND abused! I do not know if I can think of twelve circumstances, but here ... Read More »