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Health Info. Technology

Health Information Technology



The Associate Degree, Health Information Management Program at Neosho County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM).

AAS in Health Information Technology
The Health Information Technology program trains health information technicians to provide reliable and valid information that drives the healthcare industry.  The program utilizes standards established by the American Health Information Management Association to train entry-level technicians to effectively work with health information systems, manage medical records, and code information for reimbursement and research.  Students will leave the program with the knowledge and skills necessary to use, analyze, present, abstract, code, store and/or retrieve healthcare data for the support of departmental operations, and clinical and business decision making in healthcare or related organizations.
Employment is available in a variety of settings including hospitals, managed care organizations, long-term care facilities, consulting and law firms, skilled nursing facilities, physician practices, insurance companies, and more.  In addition, graduates of associate degree programs in HIT may transfer into HIA baccalaureate degree programs.  Graduates of baccalaureate degree programs are known as health information administrators.
This is a new program for NCCC.  We have received Accreditation for the Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). 

 

Prerequisites
Students must demonstrate proficiencies in reading, basic math, English and computer literacy through required/recommended courses and/or assessment scores. All courses with the ALHT prefix are offered online ONLY. Courses may be sequenced in a specific order to meet individual course pre-requisite requirements. Pre-requisites for the courses are noted in the college catalog and the HIT handbook. Contact the program director for further details on online course offerings and recommended course sequence.

Click here to view the current program sheet.
              

Forms

How to Enroll into the Program

HIT Application and Immunizations Forms‚Äč

HIT Program Handbook & Program Information

HIT Brochure

Additional Information

Financial Aid Facts

AHIMA Student Recruitment

USM Brochure

Bachelor Articulation Agreement with University of St. Mary

University of Cincinnati Transfer Agreement 

Charter Oak State College Brochure

Charter Oak State College MOU



For more information contact:
Director of Health Information Technology
(620) 432-0323
jen.smith@neosho.edu