About the Field
Health Information Managers are a vital and integral part of the health care team. They play an important role in the planning, design, implementation, management, use and evaluation of information systems and electronic health records. Health information managers are the specialists who secure, analyze, integrate, maintain and provide reliable and accurate information the steers the healthcare industry.
Careers offer attractive entry-level salaries with excellent opportunities for professional growth. The role of health information management professionals in the health care industry is becoming more important and much broader. Many new employment opportunities have been generated by the integration of computers in the health care environment. Career opportunities for health information managers are available in:
- Hospitals and Nursing Homes
- Health Insurance Companies
- Accounting and Consulting Firms
- Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs)
- Peer Review Organizations
- Colleges and Universities
For further information on careers in Health Information Management, please visit www.hicareers.com.