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Health Information Administration Research Guide

This guide is intended to help students complete research assignments in health information management.

Introduction to the HIM 150 Videos

The three videos on this page introduce HIM 150 students to the research process and tools that will produce credible information for research assignments and research projects.  Watching the videos, doing the actions described in the videos, and reading the content of the Library's "Health Information Administration Research Guide" will help students be more efficient and effective researchers.

Watch the videos in order from #1 to #3:

Video 1: Sample Problem #1

Video 2: Sample Problem #2

 

HIM150 - Video 1 - Sample Problem #1 - length:13min22sec

HIM 150 - Video 1: Sample Problem #1

This video demonstrates the process for solving a research problem and shows how the Health Information Administration Research Guide helps identify credible sources of information. The AHA Guide to the Healthcare Field - a useful book for finding information about individual hospitals - is introduced. [length: 13min22sec]

TURN ON CAPTIONS: click the CC icon at the bottom of the video screen after starting the video.

 

HIM150 - Video 2 - Sample Problem #2 - length:10min41sec

HIM 150 - Video 2: Sample Problem #2

Video 2 demonstrates solving a research problem of a different kind. Again, the Health Information Administration Research Guide is used to identify appropriate tools for solving the problem. The research process described in Video 1 is again used, and a key research database called PubMed is used to find professional and scholarly journal articles. [length: 10min41sec]

TURN ON CAPTIONS: click the CC icon at the bottom of the video screen after starting the video.

 

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