ECC’s HIM Program Trains Students for Health Care Field

September 21, 2021 | Campus News

East Central College’s Health Information Management (HIM) program offers an option for anyone looking to work in the health care field, but not in a bedside setting.

The HIM program trains students to fill a pivotal role within the medical environment – connecting clinical, operational and administrative functions.

Health information managers organize, oversee and protect patient health information data which includes symptoms, diagnoses, medical histories, test results and procedures

ECC offers an online HIM program through its career and technical pathway. The online-based degree is available for full-time and part-time students.

To learn more about the program, visit Health Information Management.

Skilled HIM professionals ensure an organization has the right information on hand when and where it is needed.

Obtaining an Associate of Applied Science in HIM puts graduates in a good position to earn a great starting salary, in a growing field.

HIM professionals are responsible for the quality, integrity, and protection of patient’s health information.

Examples of careers for graduates with a degree in HIM include, acute and long-term care hospitals, physician offices and clinics, nursing homes, Insurance companies, government agencies and more.

To learn more about the HIM program at ECC, check this informational video: