Health Information Technology

 

Expand your skills by learning the latest patient-record technologies. Our program prepares you for the Registered Health Information Technician certification exam.

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What is Health Information Technology?

Health Information Technology (HIT) Program deals with the business side of healthcare. In this program students will learn

  • Medical record management
  • Privacy of health information
  • Billing and coding in major health care settings
  • Electronic health record conversions
  • And, many other areas of practice
average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$34,842
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low: $23k med: $35k high: $55k

Accreditation:

The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the program are eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) examination.CAHIM

Where can I work?

Health Information Technology Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Release of Information Data Specialist $29,522
HIT Coding $34,842
Health Information Technology $34,842

Program information

For more information about this program, give us a call!

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Kristi Couch, RHIA, CPC, CCA, CHP, CHA, Certified AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Health Information Technology
Academic Program and Clinical Education Coordinator
502.213.2221
Kcouch0033@kctcs.edu

Bryan Peebles, RHIT
Health Information Technology
Faculty
502.213.2655
bryan.peebles@kctcs.edu