Health Informatics - Health Information Management (HIM)
Health Information Management (HIM) is a profession dedicated to the management of health data. With the advent of electronic recordkeeping and advances in information technology, effective Health Information Management is not only critical to the delivery of health care to the public, but also essential to the utilization, financing, and management of the health care system itself. The expansion in health information technology is opening a wide range of employment opportunities across all segments of the health industry. The HIM certificate completer is a Medical Coder; the HIM associate degree graduate is a Health Information Technician.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on what the job is like, training/ education required, projections on the number of jobs that will be available, salaries, related occupations and relevant professional associations. Click on the links below for more information: