Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

A Health Information Technician, commonly known in the profession as a Registered Health Information Technician, performs a variety of health information-related functions, including organization, analysis, coding and technical evaluation of health information and interaction with administrative and financial departments of health-care facilities.

AWARD TYPES: Certificate Level 1, Certificate Level 2, Associate of Applied Science

AREA OF STUDY: Health Sciences

Health Sciences

This program is part of the

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Center of Excellence

 
 

The Health Sciences Center of Excellence is a leading health science community college in the nation and the only one of its kind residing in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center.

Degrees and Certificates

Program Information

A Career in Health Information Technology

A Health Information Technician, commonly known in the profession as a Registered Health Information Technician, performs a variety of health information-related functions, including organization, analysis, coding and technical evaluation of health information and interaction with administrative and financial departments of health-care facilities.

Admission Steps

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Accreditation Information

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Clinical Training Sites

Clinical training is offered at various health care institutions throughout the Houston area.

Student Outcomes

Graduates of the program experienced a 100% job placement rate in 2016.

Employment

There are 4,698 Medical Records and Health Information Technicians employed in the Greater Houston Area. This number is expected to increase by 13.0% over the next four years.

  • The estimated annual job openings is 315 jobs a year.
  • Median Wages - $18.36 hourly, $30,000 annually

Resources

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Carla Tyson-Howard

Health Information Technology