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Healthcare Risk Management, C.C. (Cumberland)

Healthcare Risk Management, CC

This degree is designed for the student who is seeking a professional career based in the healthcare arena. The field of Health Information Technology deals with the gathering, storage, and abstraction of health data. This data can be transformed into meaningful and useful information that can be utilized by various professionals for a variety of purposes. Students educated in the field of Health Information Technology can perform various job duties and are employed in a variety of settings. Acute care hospitals, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, insurance agencies, and pharmaceutical companies are just a sampling of employers. This field has a national professional organization, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Students seeking current information on the growth of the field, salary information, and types of employers should access the na
Program Goals

·         Upon completion of the program, students should be able to:

·         Identify areas of exposure to risk in the healthcare setting.

·         Assess relative risk, cost and effectiveness of risk mitigation.

·         Collect and organize accurate and effective risk documentation.

·         Guide organizational policy regarding risk in the healthcare setting.

·         Develop an appropriate risk management plan.

Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.​

When you Graduate
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.​