Vlog with Dr. Andrea Mignott
Program Director, Health Information Management, American Public University
Health information management (HIM) professionals record and maintain health information and electronic health records. They provide quality healthcare to patients by ensuring that patients and their healthcare providers have quick access to information.
HIM is a growing field where medical professionals have a variety of career options, including:
- HIM Department Director
- Information Security Officer
- Corporate Compliance Officer
- Clinical Coding Specialist
In this vlog, Dr. Andrea Mignott explains the career possibilities of HIM, the workplace conditions and the certifications needed for this field.
About the Speaker
Dr. Andrea Mignott is an assistant professor in the School of Health Sciences at American Public University. She holds an M.B.A. in business administration from American InterContinental University. Dr. Mignott is also a Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner, a Certified Coding Specialist, a Certified Professional Coder and a Registered Health Information Administrator.