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Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology (HIT) professionals acquire, organize, and manage health information data.  They ensure quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems.  They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, databases and registries, and maintenance of patients’ medical treatment histories

Educational options

What can I earn?

The national average for annual earnings is $35,900 and the hourly earnings is $17.26. The top 10% annual earnings is $59,200 and the hourly earnings is $28.44.

Your future

Employment is projected to grow 15 percent from 2014 – 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.  The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.

program Faculty

Name & Title
Contact
Joan
Wilder
Program Director
205.391.5852
Fredd
605
Janice
Washington
Clinical Education Coordinator
205.391.2637
Fredd
608