Health Information Management
Distance Delivered by University of Alaska, Sitka Campus
Please Note: Program is currently only delivered to Alaska and other WUE states:
WA, OR, CA, ID, NV, AZ, UT, CO, NM, WY, ND, SD, MT, HI
If you have an interest in healthcare and information technology, Health Information Management (HIM) may be the right career choice for you. As one of the fastest growing occupations in one of the fastest growing industries, an HIM career places you right where the expanding arena of healthcare meets the cutting edge of technology. HIM professionals are experts in the field of patient health information and medical records. HIM professional duties can include operating computer information systems, coding diagnoses and procedures for reimbursement, maintaining quality control of health records, and more. These professionals are also the caretakers and guardians of personal health information—ensuring that confidential patient information is secure and released only according to strict state and federal laws.
For additional information about HIM please access the AHIMA website: http://www.ahima.org/
The Associate of Applied Science in HIM Degree Program at the University of Alaska Southeast is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).