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.
See an overview of the Health Information Management Program from Weber State University Alumni.
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 to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) exam. Courses can be completed online or in class. No previous college experience necessary.
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.
Bachelor's of Science (BS) Degree
This bachelor's program is one of the few offered in Health Information Management in the Western U.S. 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.
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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