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Health Information Management Technology

Are you looking for a career in Health Information Management Technology?

The Health Information Management Technology (HIT) program provides courses that, when successfully completed, awards graduates an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management Technology.

The Health Information Management Technology program combines healthcare with information technology. Registered Health Information Technicians are responsible for maintaining and analyzing data crucial to the delivery of quality patient care. The program is designed to prepare students to function with technical skills and knowledge specific to information management, computer technology, medical procedure and billing, health insurance, and healthcare administration.  

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Management Technology are prepared for professional positions in hospitals, physicians’ offices, state and federal health care agencies, clinics, managed care organizations, behavioral health facilities, consulting and law firms, ambulatory care facilities, information system vendors, insurance companies, and long-term care facilities.

We have the faculty, the resources, the courses, and the support to help you succeed. You may also qualify for financial assistance.

The Health Information Management Technology Program at West Georgia Technical College is accredited by the (CAHIIM) Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (www.CAHIIM.org). CAHIIM may be contacted at 233 N. Michigan Ave., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, and Phone: 312-233-1100, Fax: 312-233-1948 or email info@cahiim.org

Students completing the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management Technology will be eligible to take the American Health Information Technology National Examination for certification as Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Program Outcome

HIMT Program Graduation Rates (FY 2014)
Program Year Enrollment Completion Graduation Rate
2013-2014 12 9 75%

 

For further information about this new and exciting program, contact Daphney Bryant, Program Chair, Health Information Management Technology: by phone at Office# 770-537-6036 or by email at daphney.bryant@westgatech.edu.

Associate of Applied Science Degree:

Health Information Management Technology AAS

Associate Degree General Education Requirements

Courses and Descriptions:

Health Information Management Technology Courses

 

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