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HI and HIM Accreditation

Learn more about the professions, and the Accreditation Process and Timelines for Initial or Continuing Accreditation. Review the Accreditation Standards and the Curriculum Requirements in effect for each discipline.

Health Informatics (HI)

Health informatics is an interprofessional specialty that exists at the confluence of three major domains: health, information science and technology, and social and behavioral science. As with all other health professions, health informatics is the practice of using data, information, and knowledge for clinical care, scientific inquiry, decision making, and problem solving to improve the health, safety, and effectiveness of those working and being cared for within the system of health care delivery.

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Health Information Management (HIM)

Health information management is the practice of managing medical information vital to providing quality patient care, sound fiscal management of medical resources, and data governance supporting confidentiality of patient records. Management of this data includes acquisition, analysis, and protection of digital and traditional types of information.

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Accreditation Standards

HI Accreditation Standards

Learn more about the 2017 Accreditation Standards for Health Informatics Master's Degree Programs.

HI Standards

HIM Accreditation Standards

Learn more about the 2018 Accreditation Standards for Health Information Management, Associate, and Baccalaureate Degree Programs. Review the Implementation Schedule in effect.
 

HIM Standards

Curriculum Requirements

HI Curriculum Requirements

Click here to learn more about the Curriculum Requirements for Health Informatics.

HI Curriculum Requirements

HIM Curriculum Requirements

Click here to learn more about the Curriculum Requirements for Health Information Management.
 

HIM Curriculum Requirements

Initial Accreditation

HI Initial Accreditation

Interested in becoming an accredited program in Health Informatics? Click here to learn more and the process and requirements.

HI Initial Accreditation

HIM Initial Accreditation

Interested in becoming an accredited program in Health Information Management? Click here to learn more about the process and requirements.
 

HIM Initial Accreditation

Continuing Accreditation

HI Continuing Accreditation

Learn more about the requirements to complete the Annual Program Assessment Report (APAR) and the process and timeline for completing the Comprehensive Accreditation Review.
 

HI Continuing Accreditation

APAR Online Process

HIM Continuing Accreditation

Learn more about the requirements to complete the Annual Program Assessment Report (APAR) and the process and timeline for completing the Comprehensive Accreditation Review.

HIM Continuing Accreditation

APAR Online Process