Pursue a Career in Healthcare Informatics | Health Information Technology

Healthcare Informatics
Associate | Baccalaureate | Certificate
Division of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies | Health Information Management


In Trocaire’s Healthcare Informatics program, students are trained and educated on how to transform healthcare data into useful information that will help improve patient care and enhance fiscal and system efficiencies. Employed in positions like Healthcare Informatics Data Analysts, Research Assistants and Systems Analysts, our Healthcare Informatics graduates will work at creating or implementing databases and other technology systems, recommending informatics solutions, and effectively collecting, storing, and accessing medical data for operational assessment.

This career path is great for students seeking to:

  • Explore alternative and diverse opportunities within healthcare, outside of patient care
  • Work independently and in a team with healthcare providers and other healthcare professionals
  • Capitalize on their inquisitive, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Use technology and computer applications to improve patient care
  • Support the need for patient safety and improving the overall health of a population

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Informatics Nurse Specialist

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Health Information Technology
AAS Associate Program
Division of Arts, Sciences and Professional Studies | Health Information Management

Health Information Technology (HIT) is a combination of health care and information technology. The Health Information Technology Program prepares students in the methods of collecting, organizing, analyzing and protecting traditional and electronic medical information essential to providing quality patient care.  Health Information Technicians compile statistics for health information indices, disease registries, and research studies, review clinical documentation to assign codes to diseases and procedures, use storage and retrieval systems to manage the release of patient health information and retrieve health data. In addition, students will obtain the necessary technological skills required to perform the daily activities in the management of health information.

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Electronic HealthcareRecord Specialist@3x

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