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Whiteman participates in professional internships

Posted: March 5, 2013 - 7:17pm

Ellie Whiteman of Nisswa is participating in two professional internships as part of her Health Informatics Management (HIM) major at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.

Whiteman is a senior, and is the daughter of Bill and Carla Whiteman of Nisswa.

The internships occur between March 18 and April 5, and are for credit. Whiteman’s internships include:

• An Explorations internship at St. Joseph/Candler’s Hospital in Savannah, Ga., offering experience in a non-traditional setting for an HIM professional, March 18-23,

• A Management Affiliation at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Wash., in which the concentration is on management of health information in an organization as well as the relationships HIM has with other departments in organizations, March 25-April 5.

St. Scholastica’s HIM major is housed in the College’s Department of Healthcare Informatics and Information Management. The Bachelor of Science degree provides students with professional knowledge necessary to assume management responsibility for health records and health information systems. Graduates have the ability to fill positions working with electronic medical records and data analytics in a variety of health related settings including hospitals, clinics, long-term care settings, consulting firms, government agencies, insurance companies and software vendors.

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