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From Here to Health Career in Less Than Two Years
Jan. 7, 2014 · 2:30 p.m. PT
Bryan University presents, “From Here to a Health Career in Less Than Two Years,” a free workshop and Health Information Technology Q&A, Jan. 7, 2014, at 2:30 p.m.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone interested in healthcare, especially as it relates to technology, and who is determined to find a future-proof and meaningful profession should take advantage of this free workshop. Health Information Technology is recognized by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as one of the 20 fastest-growing occupations, with jobs projected to increase by 25 percent within the next six years.
One Degree, Unlimited Opportunities
Graduates with an Associate Degree in Health Information Technology have opportunities to work within many fast-paced medical arenas: doctor’s offices, clinics, surgery centers, insurance companies, multiplexed hospitals, the list goes on. Better yet, according to the American Health Information Management Association, nearly 75 percent of employers are facing a void of qualified candidates. The bottom line: Huge opportunities exist for anyone interested in pursuing a dream job in the field of health information technology.
What to Expect at the Q&A
All it takes is a simple registration and a click to attend this online, virtual discussion. Participants will meet Donna Estabrook, Bryan University Program Director of Health Information Technology, who can share her experiences of working within the industry as well as working one-on-one with the students who’ve graduated from the Bryan University and are already enjoying success in the field.
- What role do heath information technicians play in healthcare reform?
- What is the job forecast for health information technicians?
- How does the education at Bryan University prepare you to succeed as a health information technician?
Meet the Presenter
As the Program Director of the Health Information Technology at Bryan University, Donna Estabrook is often asked why this program is so exciting. “Not only have we worked hard to develop a flipped-classroom learning environment for this program,” she answers, “but we have a working simulation lab, where our students will be able to work hands-on with the technology they will be using in the modern healthcare practice or hospital.”
Ms. Estabrook is huge advocate for student collaboration and mentoring those who have the drive to succeed in this dynamic career. She has been involved in healthcare information management for more than 20 years. She holds an associate of applied science degree in health information management from Phoenix College, a bachelor’s of science degree in communication from Arizona State University, and a master’s degree in management, ethics, from Arizona State University. She is a certified Registered Health Information Technologist, and has extensive experience in the health services industry, having held various director roles and supervised a wide range of departments, including pharmacy, registration, medical records, laboratory, and radiology. She has played instrumental roles in quality improvement, operations, and accreditation committees; and has managed/supervised all medical-records functions as they relate to staffing, patient services, quality assurance and improvement, coding for billing, compliance, communication, etc. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 from the Arizona Health Information Management Association.
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