The Health Information professional is responsible for maintaining components of health information systems consistent with the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. The health information professional maintains, compiles and reports health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research.
The Health Information Technology (HIT) program curriculum includes general education requirements as well as courses in computer applications, health information collection, processing, retrieval, evaluation, dissemination and management. The provision for technical and managerial experiences is an important aspect of the curriculum.
The Daytona College Health Information Technology (HIT) program is recognized by the National Healthcare Association and students will qualify for the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) examination upon graduating.
*This program is currently offered only via distance education.