If you are organized, detail-oriented and work well under pressure, the Health Information Management program is for you. This program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to collect, secure, and maintain patient information used for decision making in healthcare.
Health Information Management (HIM) ensures the availability of health information to facilitate real-time healthcare delivery and critical health-related decision making for multiple purposes across diverse organizations, settings and disciplines. HIM professionals demonstrate leadership and management of health information in all formats (paper, scanned, or computerized forms), and are a critical component of the electronic health record (EHR) workforce.
As a graduate, you could be involved in acute care within the: Department of Health records, health information management, decision support, quality management, research and statistics, information systems, utilization and risk management at government agencies, privacy commissioners’ offices, educational institutions, community health clinics, pharmaceutical companies, primary care agencies, home care, mental health programs, outreach programs, nursing homes and long-term care facilities.