Health Information Technology
If you're proficient in managing and collecting large amounts of data, then you should consider a career in the Health Information Technology field. As a technician, you'll organize health information data and discuss patient information with other medical professionals. Gwinnett Tech's Health Information Technology program offers you the ability to pursue jobs in this field. You'll learn about medical coding, records management, data reporting, corporate compliance and more.
The Health Information Management Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).
Information to Know About Health Information Technology
Fact Sheet for the Health Information Management Technology associate degree program
Fact Sheet for the Health Information Technology certificate program
For additional information regarding the HIT Certificate, including application process, grants, and program requirements, please contact Tavia Thurmond, Program Support Specialist.
Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.
Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule
View our course catalog and check out these offerings:
- Top Jobs
- Advisory Board
Health Information Management Technology
There are no diplomas available for this program.
Healthcare Science – Pre-Health Information Technology
FNT1 – Health Information Technology
Medical Billing and Coding
Andreia FordInstructor, Health Information Management Technologyaford@GwinnettTech.edu678-226-6707Latunya HendersonProgram Director, Health Information Technologylhenderson@GwinnettTech.edu678-226-6809Jim SassDean of Health Imaging and Informaticsjsass@GwinnettTech.edu678-226-6326Patricia WhitleyProgram Director Health Information Technology Certificatepwhitley@GwinnettTech.edu678-226-4564
Medical records and health information technician positions are available at hospitals, physicians' offices, state and federal health care agencies, clinics, managed care organizations, behavioral health facilities, consulting and law firms, ambulatory care facilities, information system vendors, insurance companies and long-term care facilities.
Health Information Technology Advisory Committee
Georgia Institute of Technology
Emergence, Ga.Medical Accelerator
Georgia Department of Education
Oakhurst Medical Center
Gwinnett Health System
Lee Hecht Harrison
Northeast Georgia Health System
Dr. Tom Upchurch
Gwinnett Technical College
TAG Health Society
Dr. Lynn Zahner (retired)