Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology, fingers on keyboard

The Health Information Technology (HIT) program integrates biological sciences, medical record coding and classification systems, health informatics, and health information management.

Health information technicians are a key part of the health care team, ensuring the quality of medical records and analyzing patient data to improve patient care and control costs. Health information technicians work in a range of settings, from hospitals and long-term care facilities to cancer registries, managed care organizations, and physician offices.

Harper College offers a two-year degree program designed for immediate career entry into the health information technology field. Harper also offers a 19-hour medical coding certificate that can be completed in two semesters.

AAS Degree

The Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology is CAHIIM accredited.



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