3M™ Health Data Management (HDM) System: System Administrator Certification

Designed for students with little to no experience with the 3M™ Health Data Management (HDM) System, this course delivers the foundational knowledge required to succeed as a 3M system administrator. You’ll learn to update, manage, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot 3M HDM. Refer to the topic outline below for a detailed list of topics covered in the course.

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    Who should take this training?

    This course is intended for anyone who is responsible for updating and managing the 3M™ Health Data Management System, in addition to those who monitor and maintain the software’s servers.

    The roles that typically benefit from this training include:

    • System administrators
    • System analysts
    • Database administrators
    • Interface analysts
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    How is the training delivered?

    You can work at your own pace and join us online for the live, instructor-led sessions to help earn your certification.

  • What will you learn?

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    Describe the workflows within 3M HDM

    Understand the hardware and software requirements for a successful 3M HDM environment

    Understand where to find key 3M Client Support resources and documentation

    Describe the architecture and communications of the 3M HDM server components, including communications between sending and receiving systems

    Describe the elements of the 3M HDM front menu and their origins

    Understand how to prepare and perform updates to the 3M HDM System

    Understand how security works within 3M HDM and manage user access

    Create and manage accounts/profiles for 3M HDM System users

    Build, configure and manage worklists

    Understand and manage the 3M™ Connections Plus Software

    Understand the 3M™ Coding and Reimbursement System (CRS)

    Install and configure WinAppLink

    Understand how to ensure good data enters the system

    Understand how to properly maintain and back up the system


  • *These educational materials are intended for the benefit of 3M Health Information Systems (“3M HIS”) clients and prospective clients. We are not offering our materials to contractors at this time.