Health Information

Offered:
• MR2 (AAS)
• CD1 (Certificate of Completion)

This Tech Prep Degree Program is a professional program that is designed to lead to an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Prerequisites for the program include a minimum of 12th-grade reading level as determined by Lee College Placement Testing. A full-time student can complete the program in two years.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). Students are eligible to apply to take the National Examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

CAHIIM-Accredited ProgramIn the Academic Study Program, students study anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, basic disease processes, record storage and retrieval, medicolegal aspects, quality improvement, data processing, health record science, hospital statistics, and human resource management.

This program offers preparation for a technical area of service in hospitals, clinics, and related health facilities. Students are trained in manual and electronic methods of health record management, including record assembly, analysis, coding, abstracting, filing, and record maintenance.

Part of the learning experience will include working in the Health Information Management Department of a hospital or other health care facility. Mastery of the National Examination furthers job opportunities and increases salary.

Brochures

HIM Professionals: Your Best Investment (PDF)
HIM Careers: A Brilliant Move (PDF)
Immerse and Emerge: The Evolution of a HIM Professional (PDF)
HIM and You: A Lifetime of Opportunity (PDF)
Exciting Futures Belong to HIM Students (PDF)
Recruitment document by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) (PDF, 2MB, 23 pages)

Additional Info

Placement Data (PDF)
Differences between the college degree and the certificate offered (HTML page)

Contact Info

Marice Ivey
mivey@lee.edu
281.425.6569
ATC-345

HITT Program Completion %

First Time In College Acad Plan Declared Completed by Summer 2018 % Completed by Summer 2018 Completed in 3 Years % Completed in 3 Years Completed in 2 Years % Completed in 2 Years
Fall 2013 CD1 (Cert) 0
MR2 (AAS) 2 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%
Total 2 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%
Fall 2014 CD1 (Cert) 2 1 50% 1 50% 1 50%
MR2 (AAS) 1 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Total 3 1 33% 1 33% 1 33%
Fall 2015 CD1 (Cert) 2 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%
MR2 (AAS) 5 2 40% 2 40% 0 0%
Total 7 3 43% 3 43% 0 0%
Fall 2016 CD1 (Cert) 1 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
MR2 (AAS) 0
Total 1 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Fall 2017 CD1 (Cert) 2 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
MR2 (AAS) 6 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Total 8 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%

Employment

Year Acad Plan Graduates Employed in 4th Quarter % Employed in 4th Quarter
2013 CD1 (Cert) 2 0 0%
MR2 (AAS) 10 7 70%
Total 12 7 58%
2014 CD1 (Cert) 4 4 100%
MR2 (AAS) 15 10 67%
Total 19 14 74%
2015 CD1 (Cert) 4 2 50%
MR2 (AAS) 8 5 63%
Total 12 7 58%
2016 CD1 (Cert) 1 0 0%
MR2 (AAS) 12 6 50%
Total 13 6 46%
2017 CD1 (Cert) Data not yet available from THECB
MR2 (AAS)
Total

Health Information Gainful Employment Placement Rate

Acad Year Major CIP Area Award Total Graduates All Working 4th Qtr Employment Rate 4th Qtr
2016 510707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Tech Associate 12 6 50%
510708 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist Certificate 1 *
510713 Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Certificate 1 *
Annual Total 2016 14 6 43%
2015 510707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Tech Associate 8 5 63%
510708 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist Certificate 0 0
510713 Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Certificate 4 2 50%
Annual Total 2015 12 7 58%
2014 510707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Tech Associate 15 10 67%
510708 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist Certificate 0 0
510713 Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Certificate 4 4 100%
Annual Total 2014 19 14 74%
2013 510707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Tech Associate 10 7 70%
510708 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist Certificate 1 0
510713 Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Certificate 2 0
Annual Total 2013 13 7 54%
2012 51070700 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Tech Associate 13 9 69%
51070800 Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist Certificate 1 0
51071300 Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder Certificate 3 3 100%
Annual Total 2012 17 12 71%
5-Year Total 75 46 61%
**Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Gainful Employment ‐ Placement Rate Report (http://www.txhighereddata.org/reports/performance/ctcasalf/gainful.cfm)

HIT AAS (MR2) Enrollment, Graduation & Attrition Distribution

2012-2013

FT PT Total
Students 35 107 142
Graduates* 5 5 10
Attrition** 2 26 28
Progression 28 76 104

2013-2014

FT PT Total
Students 24 101 125
Graduates* 7 8 15
Attrition** 0 12 12
Progression 17 81 98

2014-2015

FT PT Total
Students 32 86 118
Graduates* 3 5 8
Attrition** 9 14 23
Progression 20 67 87

2015-2016

FT PT Total
Students 24 95 119
Graduates* 1 10 11
Attrition** 2 6 8
Progression 21 79 100

2016-2017

FT PT Total
Students 28 98 126
Graduates* 4 2 6
Attrition** 0 0 0
Progression 24 96 120