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Health Information Management

The Health Information Management Department (HIM) is staffed with experienced individuals who strive to maintain and keep the quality of patient information at all times. The HIM department is responsible for maintaining the health record for each patient, detailing the course of hospitalization with constant focus on patient confidentiality and privacy at all times. Other responsibilities of the HIM include:

  • Organization and maintenance of patient information

  • Diagnosis and procedure coding for inpatient and outpatient services

  • Release of patient information as authorized by the patient or as mandated by state and federal guidelines

  • Organizing reviews of patient information to help identify areas of improvement in patient care

  • Reporting of statistical information