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Health Information Technology Career Insights

Career Opportunities

Health Information Technology (HIT) is the combination study of healthcare and information technology. HIT professional duties span planning, implementing, managing and training on electronic health records to perform a variety of critical jobs:

  • Abstracting electronic health records for clinical support and reimbursement
  • Creating needed reports from the electronic health record – dashboards, ongoing public health concern mandates, management/operations data, etc.
  • Protecting the computer systems/networks that support the electronic health record and facilitate patient safety, help to decrease healthcare costs, and provide access for patients


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