Health Information Technology Concentration

Associate in Science Degree (DAPS)

CAHIM logoAre you interested in a health care profession that does not involve direct patient care? Are you fascinated with technology? A career in Health Information Technology (HIT) may be just what you are looking for. HIT places students where the expanding arena of health care meets the cutting edge of technology. This fast-paced, ever-changing, exciting profession allows students to be a key member of the healthcare team that delivers the highest quality patient care.

Students enrolled in the HIT Program at Fisher learn to organize, analyze, evaluate, compile, compute, and code health data, and receive hands-on training with state-of-the-art software applications. A strong foundation is provided in filing systems and record indexes; storage and retrieval of paper and electronic medical records; and legal issues governing privacy, security, and confidentiality of personal health information.

The Fisher College HIT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates who meet requirements of the accredited program are eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

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Graduate Satisfaction Rate: 100%
Employer Satisfaction Rate: 100%
The Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT) exam pass rate for the Fisher HIT program for the period of October 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 was 100%.

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