The ACC Health Information Technology program is designed to teach you how to use technology to collect, analyze, monitor, maintain and report health data. These functions include, among other duties, processing requests for the release of personal health information, the coding of clinical information and processing and using health data for clinical quality management. It also provides instruction in billing and reimbursement and compliance while protecting patient privacy.
Through a combination of general education, computer literacy and specialized health information technology courses, you will develop a range of skills relevant to the roles and responsibilities of a health information technologist, including:
- Processing requests for the release of personal health information
- the coding of clinical information
- processing and using health data for clinical quality management
- billing and reimbursement and compliance while protecting patient privacy
- and many other important responsibilities
Graduates of this program may pursue entry-level positions involving health information technology in a variety of health care settings. Completion of the program is acknowledged by the awarding of an Associate of Occupational Science degree.
The focus is on your success!
The goal of our program is to help you graduate with the confidence and qualifications to begin your career as a health information technologist.*
*ACC cannot guarantee employment.