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  • HIIM faculty Sajeesh Kumar, Marcia Sharp and Charisse Madlock collaborate on projects for the curriculum.

  • Billy Barnett received the Mary McCain Leadership Award and Sigma Xi recognition at UTHSC Graduation.

  • Natalie Stovall Frady fund established with gift from MHIMA. Michelle Nixon (UT Foundation), Dean Stephen Alway, Laritha Boone (MHIMA pres.) and Rebecca Reynolds (HIIM dept. chair).

  • HIIM students present student research papers at AHIMA National meeting. Pictured with research advisor Sajeesh Kumar who received the AHIMA Literary Award during the meeting.

Health Information is one of the fastest growing professions in the country based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health Informatics and Information Managers are qualified for many different types of positions. According to the American Health Information Management Association, there are more than 120 different job titles that health information professionals hold demonstrating the wide range of skills and opportunities for the health information professional. The variety of jobs is endless. As with any dynamic, rapidly growing profession, advancement depends on a personal commitment to life-long learning to keep up with the changes in the health field and in technology.

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State Authorization – Education Outside the State of Tennessee

In October 2010 the U.S. Department of Education adopted regulations indicating that states were responsible for all education offered to residents within their state boundaries, regardless of where this education originated. The 2010 federal regulations, referred to commonly as "State Regulatory Authorization," applies to all types of postsecondary education for which students qualified for federal student assistance, regardless of the sector or level of higher education. Additionally, federal law now requires each institution offering education in other states to demonstrate that it has approval to serve students in these other states. These regulations encompass educational and clinical experiences for UTHSC students served in other states via distance education, practical experiences, or face-to-face instruction. Therefore, UTHSC is expected to obtain approval before enrolling students, advertising, marketing, or performing other regulated activities in other states.
Please see the UT System summary of states that have physical presence triggers that will affect our ability to offer online programs (and some field experiences with any programs, regardless of the mode of delivery). Please see the State Authorization page for a list of authorized states.

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The Entry-Level Master's program and the Post-graduate Health Information Management programs are both accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) under the HIM Baccalaureate Degree and HIM Master's Degree Standards.  For more information about CAHIIM, go to to verify the accreditation status of the programs.

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