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Charter Oak Hosts Open House for New Health Information Management Bachelor Degree Program on March 13

Charter Oak State College will host an open house on March 13 for its new online Bachelor of Science Health Information Management (HIM) degree program. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 6 p.m. Charter Oak launched its new HIM degree program in September 2012. Please RSVP to admissions@charteroak.edu.

HIM has been named one of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the United States by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about this exciting field from a panel of experts, including Cynthia Pugliese, Director of Health Information Management for Hartford HealthCare; Dr. Frank M. Valier, HIM Program Coordinator for Charter Oak; and Marty Cohen, President of Connecticut Health Information Management Association (CT HIMA).

The open house will take place at Charter Oak State College, 55 Manafort Drive in New Britain, CT. Refreshments will be served. There will be a live webcast of the event for people living out-of-state who are interested in hearing more about the program on www.charteroak.edu.

Developed by experts in this fast-growing field, Charter Oak's new online bachelor's degree in Health Information Management equips students for the electronic management of sensitive patient health information and health care organization revenue cycles. The program is structured to provide a professional education with a comprehensive curriculum and is guided by the principle of quality health care through quality information. For more information about this new program, visit www.charteroak.edu/HIMdegree.