Phillips continued her Columbus State education with a bachelor’s from the U. of Cincinnati.
If you're interested in medicine, business, and the latest in computer technology,
then a career in health information management may be just right for you. The health
information management professional is responsible for maintaining components of health
information systems under the rules of medical, administrative, ethical, legal and
regulatory requirements in the health care delivery system.
In all types of health care facilities, the health information management technician
possesses the technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, compile
and report health information. This information is used in many ways, including reimbursement,
facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment,
Graduates of the CSCC HIMT associate’s degree program are eligible to sit for the
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Registered Health Information
Management Technician (RHIT) national certification examination. Upon successful completion
of the certification examination, the graduate is awarded the RHIT credential.
Programs and Certificates
Columbus State Community College does not guarantee job placement for graduates.