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Health Information Technology

This research guide lists resources for the Health Information Technology curriculum.

Article Databases

Use the following medical databases to search for trade, scholarly, or peer reviewed journal articles.

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Search Examples

The terms listed below are meant to give you a starting point for searching the Library's medical databases. Depending on your research topic, you may need to create your own search. Ask a librarian if you need help.



  • patient confidentiality
  • release of information
  • record retention
  • informed consent
  • authentication
  • computer security
  • liability
  • medical laws
  • medical legislation

Database search examples:

  • "medical records" AND subpoena
  • "health information" AND security
  • "information technology" AND security
  • "medical records" AND liability
  • "managed care plans" AND legislation
  • (Medicare OR Medicaid) AND legislation
  • "medical care" AND legislation
  • hospitals AND legislation
  • "health insurance" AND legislation




  • nosology
  • codes
  • code numbers
  • medical coding
  • classification
  • ICD

Search examples:

  • disease AND classification
  • codes AND billings
  • coding AND reimbursement




  • reimbursement methodology
  • prospective payment
  • prospective payment systems
  • medical coding

Search examples:

  • coding AND reimbursement
  • reimbursement AND codes
  • "prospective payment" AND coding

Get Articles from Other Libraries

article share iconIf PCC Library does not have a full-text article that you need, we can see if another library is able to provide it through our interlibrary loan (ILL) service. Just fill out the ILL form as completely as possible. Articles are typically e-mailed directly to you. 

Keep in mind...

  • Cost: FREE in most cases. If there is a charge we will contact you before making the request.
  • Allow 5-10 business days for processing and delivery.