Designed to provide training in the management of systems to collect, interpret and analyze patient data and to communicate information related to the research, planning, provision, and evaluation of everyday operations in health care services. Additionally, students gain skills to manage positions related to the functions. This program is beneficial to individuals who are seeking career advancement and eligibility for the national certifying examination - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Occupational objectives upon completion of this program include: Health Information (Medical Records) Assistant/Technician, Medical Coder, Coding Manager/Supervisor, Health Information Supervisor/Office Manager, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist, Privacy Officer, Health Data Analyst.
ACCREDITATION: The Health Information Management (HIM) associate degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).