Medical Information & Revenue Management (MIRM)
MIRM 148: Medical Coding Internship students participated in a LinkedIn workshop with Ashley Kretzschmer from the Career Development Center on Monday, October 04, 2021. Students learned the importance of a strong LinkedIn profile, including how they are used by recruiters during the hiring process. Students were encouraged to take advantage of free resources, including the photo booth in the JCCC Co-Lab. Follow the JCCC Medical Information & Revenue Management LinkedIn page to connect with these students and view their profiles!
The Medical Information & Revenue Management (MIRM) department hosted its Fall Advisory Board Meeting on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, in conjunction with the Healthcare Information Systems (HCIS) department. Faculty shared current program metrics and proposed curriculum changes. Board discussion focused on employer partnerships, including student internships and the JCCC Health IT Career Mentorship Program. Industry updates were provided by attending Board members, including facility growth and expansion, federal grant funding, and reimbursement guidelines. The next meeting will be scheduled for Spring 2022.
Significant Student Accomplishments
Jacqueline Walsh, MIRM graduate (Fall 2020), successfully passed the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentialing examination. This is a nationally recognized certification, awarded by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Information Technology-Networking and Cybersecurity
A student enrolled in the Information Technology program recently completed the Cisco Certified Networking Associate Certification (CCNA). The CCNA covers networking fundamentals, IP services, security fundamentals, and automation and programmability. It prepares students for entry level roles in networking. We are consistently encouraging students to pursue certification as it increases their marketability.