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Health Information Technology

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Program Overview

The Health Information Technology curriculum provides you with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage and report health information. You’ll supervise departmental functions; classify, code and index diagnoses and procedures; coordinate information for cost control, quality management, statistics, marketing, and planning; monitor governmental and non-governmental standards; facilitate research; and design system controls to monitor patient information security.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to write the national certification examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Careers

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Nursing homes
  • Health insurance organizations
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Hospice
  • Mental health facilities

Partnership

Instructional Service Agreement (ISA) Between Pitt Community College and College of The Albemarle (COA)

Through this ISA agreement, you may earn General Education courses at COA for transfer to Pitt Community College’s Health Information Technology program. Please visit Pitt Community College for other program courses and admission requirements.

Accreditation

The Pitt Community College Health Information Technology program is accredited by:

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800

Email: info@cahiim.org