HCML 310 Health Information Systems for HC Managers • 5 Cr.

Description

Explores the types of Health Information Systems (HIS) as well as associated regulations and standards from a management perspective. Students will evaluate the various information technology (IT), roles of, and terminology used by HIS professionals. Examines stakeholder participation in the selection, application, and management of clinical and administrative health information systems. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the program or permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  •          Explain the physical and logical structures of information systems (hardware and software elements and applications).
  •          Discuss the influence of health Information Technology (IT) regulations and standards on the role of the health IT manager.
  •          Explain clinical information systems supporting patient care including incorporation of various types of external data, such as images and graphics.
  •           Explain administrative and financial information systems supporting healthcare management.
  •         Assess the major elements and the roles of stakeholders of a health information system strategic plan.
  •         Discuss successful EHR implementation management practices.
  •         Propose EHR solutions for various types of healthcare facility needs.
  •          Critically examine the implications of cost, quality, and access challenges for the management of healthcare information systems.

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