The mission of Health Information Management and Systems Division is to develop transformative leaders in HIM through innovative education, research, service, and practice.
To be a global leader in advancing scholarship, education and practice in health information management and systems
- Provide a curriculum that prepares competent health information management practitioners for a wide range of opportunities in the marketplace and cross-trains clinical personnel in health information management
- Recruit, retain and facilitate academic and professional success with a diverse student body
- Foster excellence through strong relationships with alumni and other health information management professionals to continuously improve professional practice experiences and academic offerings.
- Recruit, retain and support the development of faculty who are leaders in the profession
The Health Information Management accreditor of The Ohio State University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The University’s accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences degree, conferred on Health Information Management and Systems program graduates, has been reaffirmed through 2029-2030. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baccalaureate Program Outcomes
- 100% of 2022 graduates (enrolled full-time) completed the HIMS program within 2 years
- 86% of 2022 job-seeking HIMS graduates employed in healthcare 3 months after graduation
- 12% of 2022 graduates advanced directly to professional or graduate school
- 100% satisfaction rate among 2022 HIMS graduates on majority of metrics
- 96%* retention rate between 2021 program entry and 2022 return (HIMS 2023 program graduates).
*4% denotes student early entry to professional school