HIM professionals work in a multitude of settings throughout the healthcare industry, including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, government agencies and home-care providers. The job outlook for HIM professionals, as predicted by the U.S. Department of Labor 's Bureau of Labor Statistics, will grow much faster than average (36 percent or more) through 2012.
For more information contact Debra Gaskin, H.I.M. Adviser, by calling (815) 280-2625 or emailing email@example.com.
The Health Information Management Technology Associate in Applied Science degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of a CAHIIM-accredited program are eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam.
Employment opportunities exist for the Health Information Technology professional in any industry that utilizes patient data. Health Information Technology careers are found in a variety of settings including: healthcare facilities, consulting firms, government agencies, insurance companies, healthcare IS/IT vendors, pharmaceutical companies, and other environments.
Program Outcome Results
Graduation satisfaction rate for the graduating class of 2011 is 100%.
Employer satisfaction rate for the graduating class of 2011 currently employed is 100%.