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Welcome to the Department of Health Services & Information Management

Message from the Chair

Xiaoming Zeng

Welcome to the Department of Health Services and Information Management. We are proud of our department and its integral contribution to the overall missions of East Carolina University and Health Sciences Division, and College of Allied Health Sciences. This website will serve as the portal for your information need about the department. 

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CAHIIM Accredited Program

Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in Health Information Management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Certification

AUPHA Seal

The Health Services Management Program holds full certification status with the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

Spotlight

Distinguished Member Award - Dr. Susie Harris received the NCHIMA Distinguished Member Award for 2017. The award is given to an individual who exemplifies the professional image of the association and makes significant contributions to the HIM profession. Read the full story.

Best Paper Award - HSIM student and faculty receive the 2017 MBAA International Best Paper award for their pedagogical research on how faculty use case studies in the classroom. Read the full story.

Leaders in Care - Health Services Management students lead evolution of rural health clinics through PCMH internships. Read the full story.

Dr. Ray Hylock has received the 2015-2016 College of Allied Health Sciences Dean's Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching. The award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates excellence in teaching based on the performance in the past three years. Dr. Hylock is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Services and Information Management. He joined the department in 2013 and primarily teaches courses related to Health Informatics and Information Management.

Dr. Susie Harris, associate professor in the Department of Health Services and Information Management, has been elected to serve on the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) of the American Health Information Management Association. CEE is the leading force in education strategy for health information and related professions, guiding the academic community and workforce representative through improvements to academic programs and innovation in curricula and resources. CEE consists of 12 members each serving a three-year term.