Bachelor of Health Sciences in Health Information Management - Online

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The University of Cincinnati Health Information Management (HIM) online program is designed to offer practicing registered health information technicians (RHITs) the opportunity to earn a Bachelors of Health Sciences Degree in health information management completely online.

Our HIM program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Graduates will be able to sit for the national certification examination to become Registered Health Information Administrators (RHIA).

Our program includes HIM core competencies and advanced practicum courses. The curriculum was designed to complement the knowledge gained in RHIT courses, as well as the knowledge gained in the work place.

1) RHIA Exam: The RHIA examination pass rate (Academic Year 16-17) is 90% as compared to the national pass rate of 71%.

2) Graduates: The majority of graduates (97% Academic Year 2017-2018) reported that the program helped them acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to function in their jobs, enabled them to think critically, solve problems, and develop appropriate action steps. Students responded that the program prepared them to communicate and function effectively in their work setting and conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner.

3) Employers: 100% of the employer respondents (Academic Year 2017-2018) agreed that graduates demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary to function in their jobs, the ability to think critically, solve problems, and develop appropriate action steps. They responded that the graduates communicate and function effectively as members of the work team and conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner.

Established in in 2005 by Gail I. Smith, retired Clinical and Health Information Sciences (CHIS) faculty member.  Provides scholarships for students in the Health Information Management program.  Available funds dependent on annual contributions. Current students who meet the requirements will be sent information on how they can apply for the scholarship. 

Accreditation

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Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Health Information Management Education.