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Health Information Professionals Week is March 18-24

03.23.2018 • College & Community, College General, Curriculum Programs

LILLINGTON - The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) will honor and celebrate health information professionals during the 29th annual Health Information Professionals (HIP) Week March 18-24. This year's theme is "Our Future Is Bright."

Central Carolina Community College offers the Health Information Technology curriculum, which provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information.

Graduates of this program may be eligible to write the national certification examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, health insurance organizations, outpatient clinics, physicians' offices, hospice, and mental health facilities.

During HIP Week, health information professionals will engage in focused activities in their organizations and the community to raise awareness of the important work they perform.

To learn more about the Central Carolina Community College Health Information Technology program, visit For more information, contact Erika Parker, CCCC Health Information Technology Program Director, at 910-814-8820 or by email at

For information about Central Carolina Community College and its programs, visit its website, or call the college at 919-775-5401.

Health Information Professionals Week is March 18-24