Health Information Management - Registered Health Information Technician-HIM
The Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)-Health Information Management (HIM) sequence is designed for a special group of students—those who have a current RHIT certification and are graduates of an accredited college program in health information technology.
All Health Information Management courses will be delivered online via distance learning.
Point of Pride
Illinois State's Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.
Why study Health Information Management - Registered Health Information Technician-HIM?
Health Information Management (HIM) professionals play a critical role in managing the collection, maintenance, and analysis of the medical data that healthcare professionals rely on to deliver, manage and finance quality patient care. Health Information Management is a profession that combines health data, information technology and management. HIM professionals play a critical role in collecting, maintaining, and analyzing the health data that healthcare professionals rely on to deliver, manage and finance quality healthcare.
In addition, they receive the training necessary to assume managerial positions related to these functions. RHIAs interact with all levels of an organization — clinical, administrative, financial — that employ patient data in decision making and everyday operations.
Applying to Illinois State
This program is not available for new freshmen. Learn more about the Health Information Management on-campus program that is available for new freshmen.