Prepare for a Dynamic Career
Technology is transforming health care, giving providers access to information that helps them deliver better and more cost-efficient care. The UW Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management gives you the skills needed to launch your career in the dynamic field of health information management.
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Accredited by the CAHIIM, our rigorous curriculum prepares you to become a registered health information administrator (RHIA). You'll learn how to manage patient records and other health information and how to develop health IT solutions. You'll also learn how to analyze data to advance goals such as improved health outcomes and patient safety.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for health services managers, which includes health information jobs, will grow by 17 percent between 2014 and 2024, making health services management among the nation’s fastest-growing occupations. Graduates of UW’s HIHIM program are prepared to work in a variety of in-demand roles.
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Because classes start in the late afternoon, students can fit the UW HIHIM program around other life commitments, such as work and family. You can study part time or full time, on a schedule that works best for you.
“Having the RHIA certification under my belt made a big statement to my current employer. The greater Seattle area can be a competitive market, and many employers are looking to hire credentialed candidates.”
— Jennifer Phan
Health Information Management Specialist II, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Read Jennifer's story