Healthcare Informatics Course

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  • Includes online self-paced instruction course

  • Two (2) exam attempts

  • Dental Book Bundle w/CDT Companion (CDT 2023 and Coding Companion , 2023 AMA CPT® Professional, 2023 ICD-10-CM)

  • CDT 2023 and Coding Companion Kit.

$838.98 for members

($1,034.79 for non-members)

Course only
  • Includes online self-paced instruction course

  • Two (2) exam attempts

$349 for members

($399 for non-members)

Health informatics (sometimes referred to as medical informatics) is a field that integrates healthcare sciences, computer science, information science, and cognitive science to optimize the management of healthcare information. It focuses on how information technologies can use data to positively impact the relationship between patients and physicians.

A clear understanding of health informatics is important because it is a part of every patient care encounter today. From registration of a patient’s admission or outpatient visit, through the reporting of statistical data of the patient’s diagnosis, health informatics plays an key role in enhancing the way healthcare is delivered.

Education and experience requirements



Approval for 5 CEUs upon successful course completion.

Course syllabus

Approved books

Healthcare Informatics Textbook (included)

Course format

This is an online self-paced instruction course. You get the flexibility to prepare for the exam on your own time, at your own pace with online, on-demand training.

Certificate of completion

Certificate issued upon completion with a 70% passing score.

Who should take this course?

This AAPC Healthcare Informatics training course will introduce students to the processes of gathering data and utilizing that data to better improve the efficiency of healthcare. This course is for anyone who wishes to gain a deep understanding of healthcare informatics and how they impact the provision of care.

Course objectives

  • Understand the need for Informatics and gathering of patient data

  • Understand database and storage processes including hygiene and security

  • Understand the predictive modeling and reporting of informatics including impacts and decision making processes

Course includes

  • Introduction to informatics

  • Patient intake, registration, introduction to electronic health records

  • Databases and data storage

  • Reporting

  • Final assessment exam

  • Healthcare Informatics Textbook

  • Certificate of Completion awarded upon successful course completion

Course terms and conditions

By purchasing any online course and other items, I certify that I have read and agree to the online course terms and conditions and the refund policy.

Date of purchase is considered your course start date, additional time will be given for processing of your order. After your order is processed, you will receive further email instruction for course access.

This online course must be completed within a 1-year period or less from date of purchase. Additional time extensions may be purchased for a monthly fee. Date of purchase is considered your course start date. After your order is processed you will receive further email instruction on course access.

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