UMA Earns Health Information Technology Program Accreditation from CAHIIM
Tampa, Florida, November 3, 2015 – Ultimate Medical Academy is proud to announce that they have earned CAHIIM accreditation for its Associate of Science in Health Information Technology (HIT) program. Seeking accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) is voluntary and signifies that a program has undergone a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed the standards set by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
“Not only was earning the accreditation a huge achievement for UMA, it benefits prospective students as they search for a HIT program which meets quality standards,” remarked Yvette Jimmerson, Program Director of Health Information Technology at Ultimate Medical Academy. “Students learn relevant curriculum in the classroom so they can be valuable employees once they begin their careers.”
To verify Ultimate Medical Academy’s accreditation, please visit CAHIIM.
ABOUT ULTIMATE MEDICAL ACADEMY
Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida and founded in 1994, the school has more than 55,000 alumni and offers content-rich, interactive online courses to more than 14,000 students as well as hands-on training to hundreds of students. UMA students have access to academic advising, one-on-one tutoring, resume and interview coaching, job search assistance, technical support, and more. Additionally, UMA has three centers for Continuing Medical Education (CME) that provide ongoing training and professional development opportunities to medical practitioners nationwide. Each CME is individually accredited. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). The continuing medical education programs are not included within the institution’s grant of accreditation from ABHES.