hcs533 | Graduate
Health Information Systems
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Patient Information: Privacy and Security
- Identify ethical and legal accessibility issues of sharing EMRs.
- Discuss the role of the manager and HIPAA and patient privacy compliance.
- Describe the management plan for natural disasters or security breaches.
IT Organization and Alignment for Health Care
- Assess the impact of data quality on patient care, reimbursements, and clinical research.
- Describe effective data quality review and maintenance procedures.
- Examine the impact of the managerÃ¢â¬â¢s use of data to make decisions.
System Acquisition and Implementation
- Describe how the RFP process is used in the system acquisition process.
- Distinguish key elements of successful IT project management.
- Assess factors that contribute to IT project failure.
- Distinguish key elements of the system development life cycle.
- Assess the impact of using the Internet to communicate patient-specific information.
- Discuss the impact of distance delivery on health care.
Evolution and Application of Health Care Information Systems
- Distinguish major events and technological advantages that influenced current HCIS practices.
- Identify various clinical and administrative applications of IT in health care organizations.
- Describe typical components of a health care IT department.
Data Collection and Records
- Describe data elements related to various types of hospital and physician, office, and patient encounters.
- Differentiate between the uses of patient data to support clinical and research needs.
- Evaluate the functions, limitations, and significance of the EMR.
- Describe a model for assessing the degree to which an organization has adopted the use of an electronic medical record.
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