Health Information Technology
Are you looking for a career in Health Information Technology?
The Health Information Technology (HIT) program provides courses that, when successfully completed, awards graduates an Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology.
The Health Information 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.
Graduates of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information 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.
The Health Information Technology Program at West Georgia Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (www.CAHIIM.org). Upon graduation from a CAHIIM accredited HIT program, students will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Certification Exam. Upon successful completion of the exam, students will receive the RHIT credential through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).”
For further information about this new and exciting program, contact Melvin Seale, Program Chair, Health Information Technology.
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