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Business & Technology

Health Information Technology

Health information technology (HIT) professionals work in a variety of different settings and job titles. They often serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational, and administrative functions.

Medical Transcription Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Medical Transcription/Healthcare Documentation?

A: Virtually every encounter that takes place between a health care provider (physician) and his or her patient must be put into written documentation. Generally, the information is recorded either onto a digital voice processing system through a phone line. The dictated information is then listened to by a medical transcriptionist/healthcare documentation specialist through a headset and foot pedal who transcribes the report into either a hard copy or an electronic medical record using a computer and a word processor.

Business & Technology

The Business & Technology Division oversees credit courses for Accounting, Agribusiness and Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Business, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science,  Drafting, Electronics, Energy Distribution, HVACR, Horticulture, Information Technology, Office Technology, Personnel Relations, Power Generation - Nuclear, and Welding.

Contact Information

  • Dean: Jack Adwell (Dean)
  • Administrative Assistant: Lori McKenzie
  • Office Location: C242
  • Phone: (217) 875-7211, ext. 475

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