Health Information and Medical Records Technology Degree at Cypress College

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Health Information and Medical Records Technology Degree

In its most basic form, the Health Information & Medical Records Technology is a field of study focused on the secure exchange of health information using computer systems. Information about a patients health and well-being is often exchanged between a number of stakeholders including the consumer, health care provider, quality monitors, health care payers, and insurance providers. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer health information and medical records technology degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Health Information and Medical Records Technology Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Cypress College has offered the following programs for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate2
Less Than Two-Year Award1
Associate's Degree9

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male4
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian3
Hispanic3
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White3
Multiple Races2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Health Information and Medical Records Technology program at Cypress College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Description

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, medical records and health information technicians employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.4% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Health Information and Medical Records Technology Programs in California

Health Information and Medical Records Technology programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

American Career College - Anaheim

Anaheim, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (A)
  • Medical Office Assistant (A)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (A)

Orange Coast College

Costa Mesa, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (A)

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (A)

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C,A)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (C,A)

Palladium Technical Academy

Temple City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (C)

A-Technical College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C)
  • Medical Office Assistant (C)

Bryan University

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Healthcare Administration (A)
  • Medical Records Technician (A)
  • Medical Insurance Coding (A)
  • Medical Insurance Specialist (A)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (C,A)

National Career College

Panorama City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Office Administration (A)
  • Medical Records Technician (A)

Santa Barbara Business College - Ventura

Ventura, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Records Technician (A)
  • Medical Office Assistant (A)
  • Health Management and Clinical Assistant (A)

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  • Phone: (714) 484-7346

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (714) 484-7114

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