Health Information Management Technology
The Health Information Management Technology associate degree program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with the 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. Program graduates will develop leadership skills necessary to serve in a functional supervisory role in various components of the health information system.
The Health Information Management accreditor of West Georgia Technical College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Associate degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2024. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at email@example.com.
Upon graduation from a CAHIIM accredited HIT program, students will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination. Upon successful completion of the exam, students will receive the RHIT credential through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
For further information regarding the accreditation status of the HIMT program at WGTC, visit the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) website.