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In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked health informatics and information management as one of the top nine new majors in the country, stating that "the need is huge for professionals who can help acquire, manage, and use information to improve health and manage payments." 

The health information field is changing, and that change is happening now. Our collaborative online, degree completion program offered with our UW partners 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
The next 10 years will see great demand for health information professionals who understand not only the management, coding, and transfer of electronic health data, but who also know how to build and use the software and systems needed to manage, retrieve, and analyze data. Employment opportunities for health information professionals with the required knowledge and technical skills are expected to increase by 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, far outpacing the average for all other occupations.
 
Amazing Results
A UW bachelor of science in health information management and technology can be the foundation for a variety of positions, including
  • HIM 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, and 
  • 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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