Healthcare Management Technology

The Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in the healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the application of management principles to the healthcare environment.

The curriculum places emphasis on planning, organizing, directing, and controlling tasks related to healthcare organizational objectives including the legal and ethical environment of the healthcare industry; integration of team building skills, critical analysis of financial operations associated with third-party billing and reimbursement; and database management. Emphasis is placed on the development of effective supervisory skills.

Graduates are eligible to sit for the Certified Patient Account Manager (CPAM) and the Certified Manager of Patient Accounts (CMPA) exams.

For more information, contact Karen Moody, Instructional Coordinator at 252-493-7251 or kmmoody231@my.pittcc.edu.

Patient Access Representative
Patient Services Advisor
Manage Care Director
Self-Employed Business Owner
Financial Counselor
Assisted Living Facility Administrator
Activities Director

AAS Degrees offered include the following:
Healthcare Management Technology
Healthcare Management Technology: Entrepreneurship
Healthcare Management Technology: Long Term Care

Courses Include:
Introduction to Healthcare Management
Healthcare Financial Management
Medical Insurance
Medical Practice Management Software
Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration
Management of Healthcare Organization
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Funding for Entrepreneurs
Innovation and Creativity
Small Business Management
Long Term Care

Students will learn the knowledge and skills responsible for coordinating and organizing the financing and delivery of health care and assist in the management of healthcare facilities.
Students will learn to be creative and gain skills to create a business plan and funds for a startup business.
Students will learn the knowledge and skills to enhance the rapidly growing older adult population’s quality of life by helping them access programs, services, health care, and housing options they need.