hci500 | Graduate

Concepts Of Health Care Informatics

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This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of health care informatics and health information management. It will build on a historical foundation of informatics and roles of the informatics specialist.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    History and Development of Health Informatics

    • Identify the components of a health information system.
    • Identify the historical foundations of informatics.
    • Compare roles and responsibilities in a health information technology department.

    Health Information Management

    • Explain the importance of databases in informatics.
    • Explain the relationship between health databases and health quality reporting.
    • Determine the effects of information on decision making.
    • Compare administrative and clinical health information systems.

    Strategic Planning

    • Explain the four phases of health information technology systems.
    • Describe the need for and the composition of a steering committee.
    • Explain the importance of a needs assessment.

    Health Information Technology System Selection

    • Explain the purpose of a request for information and a request for proposal.
    • Apply the health information technology system selection process.
    • Apply the health information technology vendor selection process.

    Trends and Issues in Health Informatics

    • Identify threats and safeguards for electronic information.
    • Determine the effects of federal mandates and regulations on health systems.

    Moving Forward With Health Information Technology

    • Describe the increasing role of technology in the health care environment.
    • Assess professional informatics organizations.
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