A Seventh-day Adventist Organization

Health Informatics and Information Management

Welcome to Health Informatics and Information Management

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) department, thank you for your interest in one of our programs.  HIIM professionals, as members of the healthcare workforce, experience rewarding, challenging and stimulating careers.  The curricula embed unique and specialized knowledge needed in today’s healthcare workforce.  Please visit each program’s home page for further information about the exciting opportunities presented in the curricula.

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing you individualized support and mentoring throughout your studies as we assist you with your educational journey.  

Sincerely,

Debra L. Hamada, MA, RHIA
Health Informatics and Information Management
Department Chair

Explore Health Informatics & Health Information Management

This healthcare profession is best suited for the person who seeks a career in health care and who has interests that are not usually considered health-related with direct patient or hands on care, but working more in an office environment, (i.e..., business, computer science, management, etc.) and working directly with other health care providers (i.e.. Administrators, Doctors, Nurses, Healthcare Technicians, and other Allied Health Professionals.)   It offers a wide variety of career opportunities and a choice of geographical locations. A career in health information management offers a wide range of employment and advancement options.  Full-time salaries in the profession range from entry positions paying approximately $38,000 to $50,000 to advanced positions paying up to $85,000 plus. Management positions may offer earnings as high as $150,000.

Our Degree Offerings

We offer five degree options within the field of Health Information including Medical Coding Specialist, Health Information Administration and Health Informatics.  We offer a variety degrees including certifications, bachelors and master degree options.

RHIA Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure

The following link will provide information regarding the cost of the certificate, financing available, median debt, normal timeframe for completion,
and job placement rates for students that have completed this program. To view this information, Click Here.

Contact Information

Health Informatics & Information Management
Loma Linda University
School of Allied Health Professions
Nichol Hall, Room 1905
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-4976