Health Information Management
Health Information Management professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting and analyzing the data that physicians, nurses and other health care providers rely on to deliver quality health care. With LTC’s Health Information Management program, you can become an expert in patient health data management and work in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, and long-term care, insurance and government agencies.
The Health Information Management accreditor of Lakeshore Technical College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Associate degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2029-2030. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2021-2022 Program Outcomes:
- Graduation Rate: 37.5% of students graduated within 3 years of beginning the program.*
*Part time students are included in this calculation.
- Employment Rate: 100% of the May 2022 Graduates were employed in the HIM field within 6 months of graduation.
- Student Satisfaction Rate: 100% of the May 2022 Graduates marked Very Satisfied/Satisfied with the Health Information Management Program at Lakeshore Technical College.
- First Time RHIT Test Takers: 75% of the LTC Program Graduates of first time test takers passed the National RHIT exam compared to national statistics of 70%.
- Associate Degree
- 4 Terms
- 61 Credits
- Financial Aid Eligible
- Starts Fall / Spring
Health Information Management
Median Income: $67,227.00*
POTENTIAL JOB TITLES
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Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system. Classify medical and healthcare concepts, including diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment, into the healthcare industry’s numerical coding system. Includes medical coders.
*Lightcast/EMSI data is a hybrid dataset derived from official government sources such as the US Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Bureau of Labor Statistics. This salary data is from LTC District, unless noted otherwise (i.e. Wind programs use State of WI.)
ADMISSIONS TO DO's
Work with Admissions Advisor to:
- Submit Application
- Complete the Background Information Disclosure form.
- Complete the Student Success Questionnaire.
- Complete Technical Standards form.
- Schedule your First Time Program Counseling/Registration Session with your assigned program counselor to plan your first semester schedule, review your entire plan of study and discuss the results of the Student Success Questionnaire.
*Submit transcripts and test scores (optional, highly recommended): College transcripts, along with high school transcripts and test scores from within the last five years, used for course registration. Official transcripts needed for transferring college credit(s) and for financial aid purposes.
FUTURE SEMESTER ENROLLMENT STEPS
Work with your Program Counselor to:
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Want more information?
- Submit your questions online
- Contact an Admissions Advisor at 920.693.1162
The Health Information Management Associate Degree program will be offered via dual delivery (meaning students can attend class in-person when needed). Dual delivery gives you the option of taking classes online and viewing classes on your computer when it’s convenient for you, if you can’t make it for class.
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