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Health Informatics

Career Responsibilities

Communicate information
File records

Use technology
Schedule appointments Complete medical records forms

Maintain accounting records

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities
Communicate information

File records
Alphabetical Numeric Alphanumeric

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information: file records

Alphabetic
Uses names

individuals businesses institutions government agencies subjects topics geographic locations


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Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information: file records

Alphabetic
Files names on a unit-by-unit basis

Each part of the name is considered a separate unit


Each name must be compared letter by letter in order to place the names in proper sequence

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information: file records

Numeric
Uses numbers in various combinations
Straight-numeric, consecutive Duplex-numeric, two or more sets of numbers separated

by dashes, commas, periods or spaces Chronological uses numeric dates, year/month/date Terminal-digit, the last digit is the primary unit
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Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information: file records

Alphanumeric
Uses a combination of names and numbers
Once alphabetic divisions are made, number categories

are assigned Any number of combinations can be applied

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities
Communicate information

Use technology

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information

Schedule appointments

3.02 Understand health informatics

Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information

Complete medical records forms

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Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities Communicate information

Maintain accounting records


Asset records Depreciation records Inventory records Records of accounts Cash records

Payroll records
Tax records

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Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities

Manage health information systems


Combine the information systems used within a

healthcare agency Enable timely and accurate flow of information Organize information within guidelines

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Health Informatics
Career Responsibilities

Manage health information systems


Participate in the design of operational systems
Evaluate operational systems

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Employment Opportunities in Health Informatics


Clinics Home health facilities Laboratories Legal offices

Hospitals
Insurance companies

Physician offices
Transcription services

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