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This LibGuide is a collection of videos, databases, links, and other resources for HIT students to utilize. It was made in a collaboration between faculty and the Jefferson College Library, so please click the various tabs at the top to explore. If you have any questions on the content, click the chat bubble in the 'Ask a Librarian' box on any page to speak to a librarian, or come into the library in person.
Health Information Technology
The two-year hybrid Health Information Technology (HIT) Program is dedicated to producing competent health care professionals. Careers in Health Information Technology offer a variety of exciting opportunities for graduates. After successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician certification.
The A.A.S degree in Health Information Technology at Jefferson College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
US Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the U.S. government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.HHS is responsible for almost a quarter of all federal outlays and administers more grant dollars than all other federal agencies combined. (hhs.gov)
Health Records Privacy
Check out these rules and regulations for HIPPA compliance- (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy).
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AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning. The health industry is evolving quickly, and AHIMA is working to advance the implementation and effective management of electronic health records (EHRs) by leading key industry initiatives and advocating for consistent standards. (ahima.org)
AHIMA Academy -Virtual Lab
The AHIMA Academy is committed to the lifelong learning of HIM professionals and seeks to provide the industry with a range of best in class learning opportunities for knowledge coding, leadership and management, healthcare, and emerging trends.
Magill's Medical Guide
Magill's Medical Guide
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.