hcis140 | undergraduate

Fundamentals Of Electronic Health Records

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This course introduces students to the fundamentals of electronic health records (EHR) in today's healthcare environment. An overview of information systems, functions, workflows, health information accessibility, and healthcare transactions and billing are introduced to prepare students for work with electronic health records. The introduction of EHR software will also be explored.

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Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Fundamentals of Information Systems and Databases

    • Identify the purpose and main components of an EHR database.
    • Explain the difference between computer hardware and software.
    • Define a health record.
    • Describe the value of an Electronic Health Record (EHR).

    Electronic Health Records (EHR)

    • Discuss the functions healthcare records serve.
    • Identify different healthcare forms used to keep patient information in EHRs.
    • Describe the basic workflow of a healthcare organization using EHRs.

    Health Information Accessibility

    • Describe the use of the Internet in promoting access to health information.
    • Describe various telecommunication tools for accessing health information.
    • Identify the role of social media in the healthcare industry.

    Information Systems

    • Describe a radiology information system.
    • Describe a pharmacy information system.
    • Describe an emergency department information system.
    • Describe a surgical information system.
    • Describe a dental information system.

    Secure Health Care Transactions and Billing

    • Describe how electronic data interchange transactions work.
    • Describe the billing workflow.
    • Identify HIPAA privacy requirements.
    • Discuss the relationship between EHRs, reimbursement, HIPAA, and EDI transactions.
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