Health Information Management (HIM) is a diverse yet evolving field that incorporates medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law into one dynamic career path. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for HIM professionals will increase by 20 percent through 2018. As the only impartial online resource for careers in HIM, HICareers.com proves to be one of the job market's best kept secrets.
HICareers.com is a one-stop destination for those interested in pursuing careers in HIM. Serving current and future students, as well as those in the field, the site captures the varied environments, educational paths and individuals that make up the Health Information Management profession. Aimed at sparking interest and drawing high school students to the field, the site gives users information on the HIM field, academic and career planning resources, steps towards receiving RHIA certification, and the future of the HIM industry. The site also features profiles of recent graduates and professionals, as well as a directory of accredited schools and programs. The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) offers this free resource to inform individuals and advisors alike of the opportunities to, build lasting, recession-proof careers in health information.
In a rapidly evolving healthcare and job climate, HICareers.com provides an honest look into the diverse settings, positions and specialties where HIM professionals build their careers. In 2010, HICareers will be relaunched to better serve its many audiences. An array of multimedia tools, including podcasts, videos, forums, live chats and more will spotlight the distinct yet unified practices in health information. In addition, the revamped HICareers.com will incorporate feedback from high school and college students, responding to their needs and to the changing technological and vocational landscape.