Health Information Technology

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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).

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:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Health Information Management Technology


    There are no diplomas available for this program.


    • Healthcare Science – Pre-Health Information Technology

    • FNT1 – Health Information Technology

    Continuing Ed

    • Medical Terminology

    • Medical Billing and Coding

  • Andreia Ford
    Instructor, Health Information Management Technology
    Latunya Henderson
    Program Director, Health Information Management Technology
    Jim Sass
    Dean, Health Imaging & Informatics; Program Director, CISCO Health Information Tech
    Patricia Whitley
    Program Director Health Information Technology Certificate
  • 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

    Farida Bambot
    Destination Automation

    Jim Denny

    Marla Gorges
    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Monty Green
    MVG Consulting

    Lynn Hood
    Crackerjack Marketing

    Chris Hooper
    Emergence, Ga.Medical Accelerator

    Phyllis Johnson
    Georgia Department of Education

    Ursie Ladson
    Oakhurst Medical Center

    Patsy Lavely
    Gwinnett Health System

    Deleise Lindsay
    Lee Hecht Harrison

    Lisa Luly

    Kevin Peterson

    Katie Rowland
    Northeast Georgia Health System

    Dr. Tom Upchurch

    Deltalyn West
    Gwinnett Technical College

    Pat Williams
    TAG Health Society

    Dr. Lynn Zahner (retired)
    FairCode Associates

    Joe Zemel
    McKesson Corporation