Award CIP Code 51.0707 | Major Code OSHI
Health Information Technology Program
These courses are designed to give students an introduction to the health information field. This OSA can lead to the Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology which will prepare the completer for an entry level clerical position in a medical record or health information department.
The Health Information Technology Program awards are intended to prepare graduates to work with health information in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, insurance companies, law firms, psychiatric facilities, government health agencies, and other health care related organizations. Health information technology personnel perform an assortment of technical job duties including coding and transcription; release of information; statistics; organizing, analyzing, maintaining, evaluating and generating health information for continuing patient care; facility planning; research; quality assurance; and reimbursement, while also ensuring the security and privacy of the patient’s health information. The Health Information Technology AAS degree is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.
More information is available online through the Health Information Technology Program website. Applied Sciences award plans.