MECC to Hold Health Information Management Information Session

Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will host an information session for the Health Information Management degree program on Tuesday, August 18 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Phillips-Taylor Hall, Room 130.  The Health Information Management program is a 24-month degree designed for persons who seek employment in the health information management field. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected a 21 percent growth in the number of health information management workers between 2010 and 2020, making it one of the nation’s fastest-growing health occupations. Health Information Management graduates are able to work at acute care hospitals, clinics, behavioral healthcare facilities, hospice, home care, health care government agencies, EHR vendors, insurance companies, and managed care organizations. Tuition assistance may be available for qualified individuals interested in enrolling this fall at MECC. For more information on this degree program, visit or call 276.523.2400 ext. 462.