Health Information Technology program prepares graduates to work with health data, applications systems and electronic health information databases. Given the importance of information accuracy, privacy and security, HIT graduates are prepared for involvement in regulatory compliance and quality assessment activities designed to ensure that health information systems support patient care and safety. They work with nurses, physicians, other healthcare providers, and managers and technical specialists in a variety of settings such as hospitals, long-term-care facilities, insurance and managed care organizations, government agencies and vendor firms.
DeVry University. (2014). Academic catalog [PDF version]. Retrieved from http://www.devry.edu/content/dam/dvu/www_devry_edu/d/US_Catalog.pdf