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Program Description

The Health Information professional is responsible for maintaining components of health information systems consistent with the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. The health information professional maintains, compiles and reports health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research; abstracts and codes clinical data using appropriate classification systems; and analyzes health records according to standards.

The Associate Degree Health Information Technology Program at ISU College of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education(CAHIIM).

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education

The Health Information Technology Program at ISU accreditor, is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Associated degree Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2029.

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 info@cahiim.org.

 

 

Graduates Employed or Continuing Education Five-Year Average

95%

 

Idaho Median Income

$59,120

 

National Median Income

$55,560

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Program Overview

  • Program accepts students in August
  • Courses are available online
  • Program admits 20 students each year
  • Graduates are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam

Degree Options

Health Information Technology Associate of Applied Science (2 years)

Health Information Technology Medical Coding Intermediate Technical Certificate (1 year)

Bachelor of Science in Health Science (4+ years)

Bachelor of Applied Science (4+ years)

 Idaho State University has been ranked at number 24 in our ranking of the Top 25 Best Campus IT Programs in Information Technology Systems for 2019Career Opportunities

  • AHIMA Career and Student Center
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Physician offices
  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Computer software vendors
  • Law firms
  • Insurance companies

Minimum Test Scores

SAT English: 360 Math: 360
ACT English: 14 Math: 14
ALEKS   Math: 14

 

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