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Ashford University Health Information Management Program Receives Accreditation from Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education

Ashford University
Posted on: 23 Jan 18

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ashford University Health Information Management program has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). When a program is accredited by CAHIIM, it means that it has voluntarily undergone a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed the Standards set by the board of directors.

"This accreditation for Ashford's Health Information Management Program serves as formal recognition of our commitment to continuous quality improvement, as it requires not only initial accreditation but ongoing compliance with ever-changing standards," said Dr. Laura Sliwinski, executive dean, College of Health, Human Services, and Science. "This is an exciting and evolving discipline in health care, and we are honored to offer an accredited program to help our students advance in their career."

Health information management is the practice of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting the medical information that's vital to providing patient care and providing the data that health professionals need to provide quality care. Ashford's program blends the disciplines of management, finance, information technology, medicine, and law. Graduates may seek a wide variety of roles in health care and are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator® certification examination.

For more information about the Health Informatics and Information Management Program, please visit

About Ashford University
Where heritage meets innovation – that's Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor's, and master's degree programs online, allowing students to balance life by providing the flexibility to do school work anywhere, anytime. For more information, please visit,,, or call Lauren Coartney at 858.513.9240 x11636.

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Last updated on: 23/01/2018

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