Health Information Management Technology

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

The mission of the Health Information Management Technology (HIMT) program is to provide educational opportunities that prepare students to serve our communities of interest by providing them with technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, analyze, and report health information data according to legal, accreditation, licensure and certification standards for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research. Graduates of the program are eligible to receive national certification as a Registered Health Information Technician through the American Health Information Management Association.

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 2015)
Program Year Enrollment Completion Graduation Rate
2014-2015 77 32 42%

 

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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