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Health Information Technology

Health information professionals are the managers of vital medical data, which facilitates quality patient care. Health Information Technology is also known as medical records technology. This program combines general education courses, health information courses and clinical experiences to enhance the relation of theory to practice. Upon completion, the student is eligible to take the national certification exam given by the American Health Information Management Association.

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Annalesia Sharp, HIT Program Director, Instructor Annalesia Sharp
HIT Program Director, Instructor
Courtney Sanderson, HIT Instructor Courtney Sanderson
HIT Instructor

Requirements

Explore a broad range of career opportunities with a health information technology degree. Bishop State’s Health Information Technology program offers the following degree programs:

  • Health Information Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Medical Coding (MC) – Short Certificate
  • Medical Transcripts (MTR) – Short Certificate
  • Office Administration (AAS Degree)

As of 2017-2018, the graduation rate of the Bishop State Community College Health Information Technology Program is 91.6%. Results of the 2017-2018 graduate survey indicated that 100% of the graduates agreed the Health Information Technology Program helped them acquire the skills and knowledge to enter the Health Information workforce. Additionally, they indicated their overall academic experience exceeded their expectations. As of 2017-2018, the employer survey indicated 100% of the students who are graduates of the Health Information Technology Program demonstrated necessary knowledge, skills and training for the workforce. In addition, the employment rate for HIT Program graduates in 2017-2018 is 83% (2-students furthered their education).

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