Two Burlington County College (BCC) Health Information Technology (HIT) understudies were recompensed the Kathleen A. Frawley Memorial Scholarship on June 26 at the New Jersey Health Information Management Association’s yearly gathering in Atlantic City.
“The New Jersey Health Information Management Association recompenses up to three grants every year, so to have two of the beneficiaries be BCC understudies is exceptionally energizing,” said BCC Director of Health Information Technology Susan Scully.
BCC understudies Kathleen Boyd, 56, of Brigantine, and Kristina Mcclelland, 28, of Fort Dix, were recompensed the $1,000 grant. Beneficiaries of the grant need to be enlisted in a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIM)-certify HIT partner or four year college education program, an occupant of New Jersey, a part of the American Health Information Management Association, and have a base 3.0 GPA.
“BCC takes extraordinary pride in the achievements of our Health Information Technology understudies,” said BCC Interim President Dr. David I. Spang. “These meriting understudies earned this grant through their diligent work and devotion to a developing and energizing profession way that consolidates both medicinal services and forefront engineering.”
Boyd, a full-time growth recorder with the Atlanticare Cancer Institute, is at present moving in the direction of a partner degree and her enrolled wellbeing data expert affirmation.
“To me, this grant not just reflects my scholarly accomplishments, it highlights the fabulousness in instruction gave by Burlington County College’s Health Information Technology Program overseers and educators,” said Boyd. “Likewise, my head honcho, Atlanticare sways their representatives to exploit instructive open doors. They offer educational cost repayment and the adaptability required to juggle work, family and school. I couldn’t have attained my instructive and profession objectives without BCC’s and Atlanicare’s consolation and backing.”
Mcclelland, initially from Elkhorn, Wisconsin, is a veteran and military companion and at present lives in Fort Dix. She is an understudy assistant in the HIT office at BCC and is seeking after her Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology and a coding authentication. After she graduates from BCC, she plans to apply to the City University of New York’s wellbeing data administration project to finish her four year college education.
“Accepting this grant is an assertion that I have picked a field where I can have any kind of effect,” said Mcclelland. “Ms. Susan Scully and Ms. Fran Dilorenzo (BCC Coding Program Manager) have been outstanding tutors to me.”
Burlington County College’s Health Information Technology (HIT) system fuses the orders of solution, administration, fund, data engineering, and law into one educational program. In light of this interesting mixture, HIT graduates can look over an assortment of work settings over a cluster of medicinal services situations.
BCC as of now offers an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology, Coding Certificate Program, Electronic Health Record Certificate, and Cancer Registry Management Certificate. In the fall of 2015, BCC arrangements to dispatch an Associate of Applied Science in Cancer Registry Management.
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