Greetings to Prospective Health Information Technology Students!
Welcome to our website and thank you for your interest in the FSU Health Information programs. If you want the business side of health care, one of the health information programs may be a good choice for you. Employment is expected to grow faster than average for health information professionals. Job prospects should be very good; technicians with a strong background in medical coding will be in particularly high demand. In health information departments, experienced administrators will be employed in supervision and management, overseeing the work of the coding, correspondence, or discharge sections. All positions within this field require proficiency with computers, careful attention to detail, and the ability to work independently. Students will complete assignments using both paper and electronic health records.
In the fall of each year, satisfaction surveys are sent via email or U.S. mail to Health Information Technology graduates and employers. For the 2010-11 academic year, 52 graduate and employer surveys were sent out. Twenty-one graduate surveys were returned and nineteen employer surveys were returned. Results of the surveys showed that:
Please explore the various links provided to learn more about the Health Information programs. If you would like additional information about our programs, you can contact me at the link below.
Paula Hagstrom, MM RHIA, Program Coordinator
The Health Information Technology program at Ferris State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). http://cahiim.org The last on-site visit was March, 2001 and most recent annual report has been submitted for the March 1, 2012 deadline. The next annual report is due March 1, 2013