Health Information Management

What can I do with a degree in Health Information Management?

Registered health information administrators and technicians are employed by hospitals, ambulatory and long-term care facilities, clinics, physicians’ offices, outsourcing companies, system vendors, insurance companies, law firms, and government agencies, among others.

Job opportunities include such positions as coders, data analysts in quality, registries, and electronic health record/IT areas, health information department managers, revenue cycle coordinators, quality managers, project managers, and many others.  To become certified, students in the health information technology program must successfully complete IU Northwest degree requirements for an associate of science in health information technology and pass the certification examination the RHIT, administered by the national professional association, the American Health Information Management Association.

To become certified, student in the health information administration program must successfully complete IU Northwest degree requirements for a bachelor of science in health information administration and pass the certification examination the RHIA, administered by the national professional association, the American Health Information Management Association. 

The Health Information Administration Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).cahiim accredited seal

Career opportunities are plentiful nationwide as both professional designation enables employment in any state.

Office Hours

Monday-Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Secretary

Diana Dicks
(219) 980-6899
ddicks@iun.edu

Fax Number

(219) 980-6649

Mailing Address

IU Northwest
Health Information Management
Dunes Medical / Professional Building, Room 3150
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408