The Higher Institute of Public Health (ISSP) and GlobeMed Group and at Saint Joseph University are opening their 20th promotion of Univeristy Diploma Coding Health Information Program. The program, launched during October, is delivered by a team of instructors from USJ and GlobeMed with the registration process already underway.
The Coding Health Information Program, comprised of 10 credits and offered on-campus, targets physicians, nurses, medical coders and billers, and any person working in the health sector, or 14 credits for administrative background student. The program aims to promote the use of a standardized health information coding system, to simplify recording of medical documentation, and to improve the quality of coded data. The program provides enrolled students with deep knowledge of the international coding guidelines to translate medical records notes and reports into codes necessary for proper claims processing & adjudication, correct billing, reporting, analysis and monitoring the incidence and prevalence of diseases.