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Healthcare Management Technology

Healthcare Management Technology

The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in the 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 of the healthcare industry; integration of team building skills, critical analysis of financial operations associated with third-party billing and reimbursement; and database management. Emphasis is placed on the development of effective supervisory skills.

For more information, contact the Program Director, Valerie Dobson, EdS, RHIA, CCS at 828-652-0699 or [email protected]

  • Patient Access Representative
  • Patient Services Advisor
  • Manage Care Director
  • Self-Employed Business Owner
  • Financial Counselor

AAS Degrees offered include the following:

  • Healthcare Management Technology
  • Healthcare Management Technology: Long-Term Care

Courses Include:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Management
  • Healthcare Financial Management
  • Medical Insurance
  • Medical Practice Management Software
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration
  • Management of Healthcare Organization
  • Long Term Care Administration
  • Long Term Care Coding
  • Gerontology

Students will learn the knowledge and skills responsible for coordinating and organizing the financing and delivery of health care and assist in the management of healthcare facilities.

Students will learn to be creative and gain skills to create a business plan and funds for a startup business.
Students will learn the knowledge and skills to enhance the rapidly growing older adult population’s quality of life by helping them access programs, services, health care, and housing options they need.