Healthcare Management Technology - Curriculum

Offered through a collaborative program agreement with Pitt Community College, the Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the application of management principles to the healthcare environment.

The curriculum places emphasis on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling tasks related to healthcare organizational objectives, including the legal and ethical environment. Emphasis is placed on the development of effective communication, managerial, and supervisory skills.

Graduates may find employment in healthcare settings including hospitals, medical offices, clinics, long-term care facilities, and insurance companies. Graduates are eligible to sit for various certification exams upon completion of the degree with a combination of a minimum of two years administrative experience. Eligible certifications include, but are not limited to, the Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers (PAHCOM), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the Certified Patient Account Manager (CPAM), and the Certified Manager of Patient Accounts (CMPA) examinations.

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Healthcare Management Technology - Program Outcomes

Offered through a collaborative program agreement with Pitt Community College, the following Healthcare Management Technology program learning outcomes are published by Pitt.

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills to competently perform front desk office duties using Allscripts medical office software.
  2. Students will be able to perform cost determination, pricing of services, and analysis of financial statements in a healthcare business.
  3. Students will effectively demonstrate written communication and apply it to the healthcare environment.
  4. Students will demonstrate above average knowledge of applied math, location of information, and reading for information.

Healthcare Management Technology - Contact

Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser

Program Chair - Business Administration

ellisj@edgecombe.edu

Office 455, Havens Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 823-5166, ext. 242