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What is Health Information Management?

Health Information Management (HIM) is a rapidly emerging field within the healthcare industry. HIM professionals work to acquire, analyze, and protect electronic health records. These highly trained professionals work with the latest technologies to manage, secure and protect healthcare information and data. They are vital parts of healthcare organizations of all sizes from private physician offices to large hospital complexes.

Weber State University HIM Mission Statement:

Through strong community support, engaged learning opportunities, and remarkable faculty, the HIM program provides high quality education to prepare graduattesw for professional positions at the HIT associate and HIM baccalaureate level.

Program Outcomes

  Health Information Technology, AAS degree program*

  • One-hundred percent (100%) of students rated the quality of the HIT program, as related to their preparation as an HIM professional, as good to excellent.
  • One-hundred percent (100%) employer respondents rate our graduates' level of competency as adequate to excellent concerning the entry-level student performance on the HIM competencies.
  • Eighty-one percent (81%) of HIT program graduates passed the RHIT certification examination on their first attempt.

Health Information Management, BS degree and/or Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program*

  • One-hundred percent (100%) of students rated the quality of the HIM program, as related to their preparation, as an HIM professional as good to excellent.
  • One-hundred percent (100%) employer respondents rate our graduates' level of competency as adequate to excellent concerning the entry-level student performance on the HIM competencies.
  • Ninety-four percent (94%) of HIM program graduates passed the RHIA certification examination on their first attempt.
    * 2018-2019 academic year data.
  • Learn what kind of careers you can have with a certificate or degree in Health Information Management.

  • Find out about the variety of Health Information Management programs available at Weber State University.

Healthcare Coding Certificate

Learn to code outpatient and inpatient healthcare services using the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding systems. This 10-course program prepares you for national coding certification exams.

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Associate's of Applied Science (AAS) Degree

Learn technical functions such as coding diseases and operations, releasing medical information appropriately, maintaining statistical measures, using related computer application software and supervising employees. When you complete it, you're qualified to sit for the RHIT® exam.

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Bachelor's of Science (BS) Degree

Students with a BS degree develop a background in information systems technologies and their application to the provision of health care, advanced statistical procedures and management applicable to information systems, human resources and quality improvement in healthcare. It qualifies you to sit for the RHIA® exam.

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Post-Bachelor's Certificate

This certificate program provides students that already have a bachelor's degree the ability to build on previous education to develop the skills necessary to be an effective leader in health information management. It qualifies you to sit for the RHIA® exam.

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AAS and BS degree programs accredited by CAHIIM
Top 20 online him program
For the most notable balances of academic rigor, student support, and affordability for online learning. Reference
 

Facts and Figures

Average Annual Salary RHIA
$80K
According to most recent AHIMA Study
 
Average Annual salary RHIT
$61K


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