HIM professionals are advocates for the individual's right to private, secure and confidential health information. Working in various health care settings, HIM professionals support clinical research through the provision of health care statistics, management of complex information systems and work with key stakeholders using health data to improve the health of Canadians.
In this challenging program, you learn to use computer technologies to capture and analyze data and present information for healthcare delivery use. The information you prepare is also used by health authorities, public health officials and researchers to indicate disease patterns and trends.
You study biomedical sciences, project management, records management, health information analysis and presentation, privacy and security and healthcare law. Graduates are equipped with marketable skills for the health information management sector.
This program provides structured academic studies with associated practical experiences in the healthcare field. It complies with the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) and contributes to quality healthcare by educating Health Information Professionals. Graduates are eligible to challenge the CHIMA national certification examination and are employable across Canada and various other countries – view CHIMA details.