Health Information Technology

Upcoming Information Sessions​

  
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All information sessions are held on the DMACC Ankeny Campus unless otherwise noted.

If you are unable to attend the dates listed, please contact Emily Noel, at eanoel@dmacc.edu for other opportunities to learn about the program.

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Deliver Vital Information

The healthcare field is becoming increasingly complex. Patients, providers, and insurance companies all rely on technology to access health records and other important data. Trained health information specialists, data managers, and other skilled professionals help to keep this sensitive information accurate and secure.

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Completion Options

Associate Degree and Certificate Programs

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Job Titles:

  • Application Analyst/Coordinator
  • Business Analyst
  • Health Data Resource Specialist
  • Health Information Management (HIM) Medical Records Lead
  • Claims Adjuster/Examiner
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technician
  • Informatics Specialist
  • System Trainer
  • Data Quality Management
  • EHR Implementation Specialist

Average pay range: $17-$37/Hour

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Typical work activities:

  • Handle sensitive, critical data
  • Support Electronic Health Records
  • Assist Clinicians to coordinate care
  • Record patient medical histories
  • Process healthcare paperwork
  • Perform clerical work in medical settings
  • Prepare official health documents or record
  • Maintain medical facility records
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Student Testimonials

Phoebe Ryan

Phoebe Ryan

Health Information Technology
DMACC's Health Information Technology Degree encompasses so many different skills, that I feel well prepared for a career in Information Management for healthcare. I really like that the degree has two built-in internships that allow me to gain hands-on experience and grow my contact base for future employers.
Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith

Health Information Technology
The Health Information Technology Program gave me the skills and knowledge I needed to get a job supporting clinicians participating in the Medicare Quality Payment Program.