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Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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  • Kyle Johnston

  • Title: Assistant Teaching Professor of Health Information Technologies
  • Department: Health Information Technologies
  • Office: Allied Health Education Center Building, Room 115
  • Education: M.S. in Health Informatics from Arkansas Technical University; 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 (Both online and In-Person), Medical Terminology, ICD10/PCS Coding, Expanded Coding, Applied Systems, Data Management, and Health Record Systems and Issues (Online and In-person), Intermediate Coding and Reimbursement, Data Management and Statistics.

    Kyle has a Master’s degree in Health Informatics at Arkansas Tech University who also studied his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Cincinnati. 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 an elected Delegate as well as holding the current elected Treasurer’s position for the state organization ArHIMA. Kyle believes education is the key to success.

    Kyle has been a health care professional for over 12 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) and many others.

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  • Certifications:
    Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) - ACUE prepares, credentials, and supports faculty to teach with research-based best practices that improve student achievement and close equity gaps. 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. ACUE Inspiring Inquiry and Lifelong Learning in Your Online Course - Individuals who earn this badge have demonstrated knowledge of and skill in implementing teaching practices that promote student achievement.
  • Professional Associations: AHIMA, ArHIMA
  • - [email protected]
  • - 501-812-2374