DALLAS,TX, April, 2021

Parker University is proud to announce that it has recently been named a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) Approved Education Partner (AEP). An AEP is a training and education provider that meets HIMSS’ rigorous standards for effective health information technology and healthcare education.

Parker University is being recognized for offering a highly focused and relevant program in health information management that prepares students for changing healthcare industry dynamics.

The university is now part of an exclusive group of organizations that are authorized to offer HIMSS-approved education programs that prepare candidates for advanced knowledge in health information and technology or healthcare, as well as preparing candidates to sit for the CAHIMS or CPHIMS exam.

Parker University’s Health Information Management Program Director Dr. Joe Lintz says, “As an AEP, I am very delighted with the faculty and advisors we have put in place to ensure the program’s success. In addition, the process we use to provide continuous improvement of the program from student feedback is very well developed.”

About Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc.

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. As a mission-driven nonprofit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research, and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders, and influencers on best practices in health information and technology. HIMSS delivers key insights, education, and engaging events to healthcare providers, governments, and market suppliers, ensuring they have the correct information at the point of decision. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS serves the global health information and technology communities with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific. Members include more than 100,000 individuals, 480 provider organizations, 470 nonprofit partners, and 650 health services organizations. Learn more about HIMMS at himss.org.

About Parker University

Parker University, the fourth-fastest growing college in Texas and the fastest-growing college in Dallas, was founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker (formerly Parker College of Chiropractic). Today, Parker University has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs, including its famed chiropractic program, as well as master’s degrees in neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, strength and human performance, and functional nutrition. Currently, Parker University’s chiropractic cohort is the second largest of any campus in the world.