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Health Information Management : General Information

Introduction to Guide

This guide is designed for the students in the HIM program.  This page is designed to present general information needed for the program in total.  Subsequent pages will deal with specific issues germane to your program.

Useful Journal Titles

These journals are not the only ones for the field but provide a sampling of what is possible for HIM students and researchers.

Database Instruction

Use our Gateway Search to search all of our databases or choose a specific database to narrow your search. Below are a few specific databases that you may want to try. For resources or assistance searching our databases please go to the Help tab.  (For a visual tip on how to search to get the most up-to-date information, look at the box labeled "TIP")

Nexis Uni

You may need to look up legal cases or a drug company.  This database is of use in that area.

Nexis Uni

Your Professional Website

This Website provides you with your professional knowledge and standards.

http://www.ahima.org/

Coding Manuals

These two e-books are links to the most common coding manuals. 

TIP

E-Book Tips

The books that are going to be presented under the classes are not going to be the only books in the collection.  Please use these sources to find other useful texts.