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Friday, June 02, 2023
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  • Kyle Johnston

  • Title: Instructor of Health Information Technologies
  • Department: Health Information Technologies, Dept. of
  • Office: Allied Health Education Center Building, Room 115
  • Education: B.S. Health Sciences University of Cincinnati, A.A.S. Health Information Technology National Park Community College, A.A.S. General Technology National Park Community College
  • Academic Bio:

    Kyle Johnston currently teaches several classes at UA-PTC for the HIT program including Pathophysiology with Pharmacology, ICD10/PCS Coding, Expanded Coding, Applied Systems, and Health Record Systems and Issues.

    Kyle has a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from the University of Cincinnati and is seeking a Master’s degree in Health Informatics at Arkansas Tech University. He is a credentialed Registered Health Information Administrator and a Certified Coding Specialist through the American Health Information Management Association. He has served the state twice as a Delegate for ArHIMA, and believes education is the key to success.

    Kyle has been a health care professional for over 9 years as an Inpatient and outpatient coder. He has held positions as Department Lead, NCCI editor, Remote Coder, Contract Coder, Inpatient Coder, Legacy Coder, Outpatient Coder, and the primary employee running the Error List for a hospital. He has also worked at Hot Springs County Medical Center (Malvern, AR), Baptist Little Rock (Little Rock AR), Hennepin County Medical Center (Minneapolis, MN), TrustHSC (Springfield, MO), Maxim HealthCare (Millersville, MD), Glens Falls Hospital (Glens Falls, NY), Huntington Valley Healthcare Center (Huntington Beach, CA), and Odessa Medical Center Hospital (Odessa, TX).

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  • Certifications:
    Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) - Earners of the CCS credential have advanced skills in classifying medical data from patient records, generally in a hospital setting. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - Earners of the RHIA credential are experts in managing patient health information and medical records, administering computer information systems, collecting and analyzing patient data, and more! ACUE Microcredential Promoting Active Learning Online - Individuals who earn this certificate have demonstrated knowledge of and skill in implementing teaching practices that promote student achievement. ACUE Effective Teaching Practices Course - Individuals who earned this badge demonstrated knowledge of effective instruction and put research-based techniques into practice. ACUE Credential in Effective College Instruction - Individuals who earned this badge learned about and implement the essential, evidence-based teaching practices shown to promote student success.
  • Professional Associations: AHIMA, ArHIMA
  • - [email protected]
  • - 501-812-2374