Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

CAHIIM Accredited Program seal

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

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

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Reportable Annual Outcomes

Graduation Year 2022

Graduation Rate

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


Graduation Year 2022

Employment Data

Employment Within One Year - 100%


Graduation Year 2022

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 Programprepared 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.

HIT Application Packet

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

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

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