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Health Information Management Technology

Health Information Management and Technology Major Online

Healthcare management and technology are two fields that are definitely here to stay, as technology-based healthcare environments become the norm. The ever-changing field of health information requires professionals "who can help acquire, manage, and use information to improve health and manage payments," according to U.S. News & World Report.

Parkside's collaborative online degree completion program in HIMT is offered with our UW partners. It is one of the only programs that provides essential skills in both health information management and technology. As a graduate, you will be uniquely prepared to pursue jobs in a wide array of healthcare environments. 

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology is a degree program designed for students who have completed at least 60 credits of transferable coursework with a 2.0 or better GPA. It is offered solely online so you can obtain a world-class UW education that fits into your schedule.  

Health Information Management & Technology Guide

Learn more about Health Information Management and Technology at Parkside.

Real Opportunities
There continues to be great demand for health information professionals who understand the management, coding, and transfer of electronic health data. These employees also need to know how to build and use the software systems that manage, retrieve, and analyze data. 

Employment opportunities for health information professionals with the proper training, skills, and knowledge are expected to outpace the average for all other occupations between now and 2020!

 
Amazing Results
A HIMT degree can lead to a variety of quality career options, including… 
  • Health information management department manager 
  • Health data quality manager 
  • Health data coder/analyst 
  • Health data statistician 
  • Clinical data manager 
  • Electronic health records (EHR) privacy and security coordinator 
  • EHR project manager 
  • Compliance coordinator
 
Accreditation

The health information management and technology (degree level) program is in "candidacy status", pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Contact Information
Betty Rockendorf MS, RHIA
Program Director
262-515-2680
rockendo@uwp.edu

Dr. Bryan Lewis
Health Information
Academic Director
262-595-2327
lewisb@uwp.edu

 


 


 

 

 

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