This program is designed to train students to perform as part of the health information service team. Students use medical office software to enter data from the patient registration form and use classification systems to assign codes to diagnoses and procedures for insurance claims in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings. They will also maintain medical records and perform analysis of health records to validate compliance with regulations and standards. A high degree of accuracy and a working knowledge of medical terminology, diseases, and treatments are important skills for this profession. Employment opportunities include physicians? offices, clinics, inpatient care facilities, and insurance companies.