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    Northeast Texas Community College
  Nov 18, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

Medical Assistant - Health Informatics Certificate

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Tawny Nix ( • 903-434-8289; Amanda Hutchings ( • 903-434-8363

Students should consult a faculty advisor or an academic advisor early in their program of study.

The Health Informatics program is designed to prepare graduates for an evolving specialization that links information technology, communications, and healthcare to improve the quality and safety of patient care. Topics that are explored in health informatics include how the acquisition, storage, retrieval and the use of health data plays a critical role in enhancing the quality of care, reducing the costs of delivery, and addressing population health issues.

CIP: 51.0707

Minimum Required - 38 Credit Hours