Health Information Technology

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The Health Information Technology Program accreditor of Danville Area Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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Please join us for the November CIHIMA quarterly education meeting via Zoom on November 17, 2021 830am -300 pm CST hosted by Danville Area Community College via Zoom.

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Meet the Staff & Faculty

Come meet the staff & faculty of the HIT division.

Health information Technology At DACC

The DACC Health Information Technology Program (HIT) trains students to work in the ever expanding world of Health Information Management (HIM). The program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) which enables program graduates to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential. This credential is highly esteemed among the HIM field and opens the door to amazing opportunities and earning potential. The HIT graduate has the opportunity to work either on-site or remotely with other healthcare professionals with employment possibilities throughout every aspect of the healthcare 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

Check out the many career possibilities on this interactive career map at:

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Reportable Annual Outcomes

Graduation Year 2022

Graduation Rate

Enrolled Students – 7
Completers – 6
Graduation Rate – 87.5%

Employment Data

Employment Within One Year - 100%

Student Satisfaction:

Question 1 (Majority Strongly Agree)

The Health Information Technology Program prepared me to:

  • Acquire the knowledge necessary to function in my current job.
  • Use sound judgement while functioning in my current job.
  • Recommend appropriate procedures relevant to my job.
  • Think critically, solve problems, and develop appropriate action steps.

Question 2 (Majority Strongly Agree)

Concerning Practice Proficiency:

  • The HIT Program prepared me with the HIM skills to perform as an HIM professional.
  • My professional practice experiences were valuable in reinforcing my HIM skills.

Question 3 (Majority Strongly Agree)

Concerning the workplace, the HIT Program prepared me to:

  • Communicate effectively within my work setting.
  • Conduct myself in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Manage my time efficiently while functioning in my current job.
  • Function effectively as a team member.

Health Information Technology contact:

Kelly Johnson, Director of Health Information Technology
Danville Area Community College