Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology


CAHIIM Accredited Program seal

Danville Area Community College's Health Information Technology associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). This degree offers a unique career opportunity for those seeking a healthcare profession that combines the skills of computers, science, law, management and health care.

The HIT professional works closely with doctors, nurses and other health care professionals with employment possibilities throughout every aspect of the health care industry:

  • hospitals and clinics
  • long-term care facilities
  • nursing homes
  • physician offices
  • medial group practices
  • consulting firms
  • insurance agencies
  • behavioral health facilities
  • home care providers
  • home health agencies
  • rehabilitation centers
  • government agencies
  • pharmaceutical companies
  • insurance based healthcare companies

Job opportunities that await the HIT graduate:
 

  • Health Information Technician
  • Health Information Analyst
  • Coding Technician
  • Tumor Registrar
  • Quality Improvement Technician
  • Utilization Review Coordinator
  • Health Information Department Coordinator
  • Insurance Claims Analyst

Reportable Annual Outcomes

RHIT Certification Pass Rate

Exam Period
01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017

Graduates Attempting Exam – 13
Passed – 7
Failed – 5
Pass Rate - 58%
National Pass Rate – 44%

 

Graduation Year 2018

Attrition and Retention Data

Enrolled Students – 16
Completers – 12
Continuing/Part-time – 2
Attrition – 2
Attrition Rate – 12.5%
Retention Rate – 87.5%
Graduation Rate – 75%

HIT Application Packet

To learn more about the opportunities that await you in
Health Information Technology contact:

Marcie Wright, Director of Health Information Technology
Danville Area Community College
Phone: 217.443.8574

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