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Metropolitan Community College Health Information Management and Coding Program

Health Information Management/Coding - Program Outcomes

MCC Campus(es):
MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute

Program Coordinator:
Patricia Elliott, M.Ed, RHIT, 816.604.4245

Application deadline: March 1

The Health Science Institute (HSI) was designed to centralize the health career programs in one building that mimics both healthcare and real life settings, incorporates instructional methodologies such as; interdisciplinary simulated learning using state-of-the-art equipment and cloud base lecture capture which allows student access to learning materials 24/7.  The combined elements of this model fosters student fellowship, life-long learning and supports student success. The health career programs are affordable, accredited and yield a good return on the student’s investment through gainful employment and high wage salaries.

Health Information Management Program Three Years of Outcomes Report

Time Frame Number of Qualified Applicants Number of Students Admitted Goal Class Size=18 Number of Graduates/Completers Completers Benchmark=15 Retention Percentage Benchmark=100% Reasons for leaving the Program
Aug 2014-May 2016 31 21FT 21FT FT: 100%

1 left for academic reasons. 3 never started. 2 transferred to online programs. 1 needed evening classes. 1 transferred to DA program. 1 moved out of town

Aug 2015-May 2017 24 18FT 1PT 18FT 1PT FT: 100% PT: 100% 5 never started. 
Aug 2016-May 2018 22  12FT 12FT FT: 100%  5 needed prereq classes. 1 wanted online program. 1 dropped for financial reasons. 2 different career paths. 1 never started. 
Aug 2017-May2019  22 8FT 2PT  5FT 2PT 

*FT: 62.5%  PT: 100%

*Finishing up required general education courses 

2 dropped due to FT job. 1 moved out of state. 3 needed prereq courses. 1 went into coding program. 1 no show. 1 personal reasons. 2 accepted into other programs. 1 dropped due to academics. 
Aug 2018-May2020  17 10FT 1PT  Graduate in May 2020    1 went to different program. 1 went into coding program. 1 family illness. 1 chose different career. 1 academic reasons. 1 never met prereq requirements. 
Aug 2019-May 2021 25  18FT 4PT  Graduate in May 2021    3 never met prereq requirements. 

Time Frame Graduate Data *Job Placement Percentage
(to include related field or continuing education) Benchmark:80%
*TSA Pass Rate Results (Certification/Licensure) Number of Students Who Took the Exam/ Number of Students Who Passed the Benchmark:82% *Employer Survey Return Rate Benchmark=50% Satisfactory Responses Benchmark=85% *Graduate Survey Return Rate Benchmark=50% Satisfactory Responses Benchmark=80%
Aug 2014- May 2016 Class of: 2016

Employed Related 76%

14/21 sat for the exam = 66.6% (*as of March 2016)              13/14 passed the exam = 92.8%

100% Return Rate 100% Satisfaction Rate

0% Return Rate
Aug 2015- May 2017 Class of: 2017 Employed Related 83%

12/18 sat for the exam = 66% 11/12 passed the exam = 91.6%

100% Return Rate 100% Satisfaction Rate

0% Return Rate
Aug 2016- May 2018 Class of: 2018 Employed Related 83% 3/12 sat for the exam = 25% 2/3 passed the exam = 66.6% 100% return rate 100% Satisfaction Rate 0% Return Rate
Aug 2017- May 2019 Class of: 2019 Employed Related 80% 2/19 sat for the exam = 10.5% 2/2 passed the exam = 100% 100% Return Rate 94.7 Satisfaction Rate 0% Return Rate

Coding Specialist Certificate Program Two Years-Four Cohorts Outcome Report

Time Frame Number of Qualified Applicants Number of Students Admitted Goal Class Size=18 Number of Graduates/Completers Completers Benchmark=15 Retention Percentage Benchmark=100% Reasons for leaving the Program
Fall 2017 Cohort  10  10FT  10FT  FT: 100%   
Spring 2018 Cohort 5 5FT 5FT FT: 100%  
Fall 2018 Cohort 16 16FT 16FT FT: 100%  
Spring 2019 Cohort 8 8FT Graduate in December 2019    
Fall 2019 Cohort 8 7FT 1PT Graduate in May 2020    

Time Frame *job placement Percentage (to include related field or continuing education) Benchmark: 80% *TSA Pass Rate results (certification/licensure) Number of students who took the exam/ number of students who passed the benchmark: 82%

*Graduate Survey return rate benchmark: 50% Satisfactory Response Benchmark: 80%

Fall 2017 Cohort 

*Employed Related 4/9=44% Started AAS HIM Degree 2/9=22%

*5/9 sat for the exam = 55%

3/5 passed the exam = 60%

0% Return Rate

Satisfaction Rate - can't benchmark

Spring 2018 Cohort *Employed Related 2/5=40% Started AAS HIM Degree 1/5=20%

*5/5 sat for the exam = 100%

4/5 passed the exam = 80%

0% Return Rate

Satisfaction Rate - can't benchmark

Fall 2018 Cohort *Employed Related 3/16=18.75% Started AAS HIM Degree 3/16=18.75%

*12/16 sat for the exam = 75%

10/12 passed the exam = 83%

0% Return Rate

Satisfaction Rate - can't benchmark


 

  • NOTE: If the graduate does not follow up to inform the Program if they passed their exam and/or are employed in a health related field, it is unknown of the status of the graduate.
Last Modified: 2/17/20