Careers in health information technology / Brian T. Malec, PhD.

Malec, Brian T., author.
New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015.
1 online resource (288 p.)

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Medical informatics -- Vocational guidance.
Medicine -- Information technology -- Vocational guidance.
Electronic books.
Describes 75 jobs and how to attain them!. Information technology is one of the fastest-growing segments of the labor market. This practical, one-stop career guide describes the depth and breadth of job opportunities and careers currently available in health information technology (HIT), and helps readers to enter and advance within this expanding field. The book offers guidance for students in higher education and currently employed individuals looking for mid-career opportunities. It includes a description of educational requirements for success in the HIT field and major themes of the HIT w
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Share Careers in Health Information Technology; Part I: Introduction to Careers in Health Information Technology; Chapter 1: What Is Health Information Technology?; Chapter 2: What Is the Field of Health Informatics?; Interview: Rika Fukamachi; Chapter 3: Educational Programs in Health Information Technology; Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS); American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
Project Management Institute (PMI)CompTIA; Certificates; Associate Degrees; Bachelor's Degrees; Master's Degrees; Doctoral Degrees; For More Information; Chapter 4: Finding a Career in Health Information Technology; AllScripts; Cardinal Health; Cerner; Epic; Meditech; Siemens Healthcare; Aetna; Health Net; UnitedHealth Group; WellPoint; Chapter 5: The Future of HIT Careers; Part II: Introduction to Job Descriptions and Interviews in Health Information Technology; Chapter 6: The HIT Job Environment in the Hospital Sector; 1. Help-Desk and Customer Support
2. Help-Desk Staff/Support (Example #1)3. Help-Desk and Applications Support Specialist (Example #2); 4. Customer Service Support Manager (Example #3); Interview: Daniel Nimoy; 5. Data Analyst; 6. Analytics Manager; 7. Information Technology Business Analyst (General Description); 8. Information Technology Business Analyst (Example #1); 9. Lead Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst (Example #2); 10. Information Security Analyst (General Description); 11. Information Security Analyst (Example #1); 12. Information Security Analyst (Example #2); 13. Data Security (Example #3)
14. Senior Positions in Information Security15. Chief Information Security Officer (Example #1); 16. Chief Information Security Officer (Example #2); 17. Clinical Integration Analyst; 18. Clinical Systems Analyst; 19. Senior Clinical Informatics Specialist; Interview: Carrie Roberts; 20. Compliance Analyst; 21. Health Information Data Compliance Manager; 22. Health Information Management (General Description); 23. Health Information Management Director (Example #1); 24. Health Information Management Director (Example #2); 25. Chief Technology Officer; Interview: Timothy Moore
26. Electronic Medical Records-Related Jobs27. Electronic Medical Records Application Coordinator (Example #1); 28. Electronic Medical Records Technician (Example #2); 29. Health Level 7 Interface Analyst, Information Technology; 30. Operations Analyst; 31. Systems Analyst (General Description); 32. Systems Analyst (Example #1); 33. Systems Analyst (Example #2); 34. Systems Engineer (Example #3); Interview: Waleed Bassyoni; 35. Health Care Project Manager (General Description); 36. Information Technology Project Manager (Example #1); 37. Project Coordinator/Senior Analyst (Example #2)
38. Health Services Information Technology Project Manager (Example #3)
Includes index.
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