Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
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The mission of Gordon State College's Health Information Management program (HIM) is to provide students with a quality education, a desire to learn, and the knowledge and skills required by entry-level health information informatics management professionals in health care environments.
The Bachelor of Science with major in Health Information Management degree program in health services and informatics management prepares the student for a professional career as a member of the health care team. The HIM professional is responsible for obtaining statistical information, maintaining the confidentiality of the medical record, and maintaining compliance in all medical code assignments. As a health care professional, the HIM professional is required to adhere to the code of ethics as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association.
The Baccalaureate Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).