Health information Technology is the study of the principles and practices of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care.
A career in Health Information Technology is right for you if you:
- See yourself in a career that offers diverse opportunities
- Would like to work in health care, but not directly with patients
- Have an aptitude for science, but also like management, law, and computers
- Enjoy working with professionals: physicians, nurses, lawyers, administrators and executives
- Want a career where you can choose to work on your own, with others, or some of both
Health Information Technology (HIT) programs incorporate the disciplines of medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law into one curriculum. Because of this unique mixture, HIM graduates can choose from a variety of work settings across an array of healthcare environments.