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Technology And Systems Approach For Health Care Managers

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The course examines the integration of technology used within health care systems. Students will focus on the processes used in the selection, implementation, and evaluation of health information systems. Emphasis on methods used by health care managers to make informed business decisions related to the application and use of technology within the health care industry will be covered.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Integration of Technology

    • Explain the need for education and training on the use of technology within health care.
    • Explain the integration process within an organization.
    • Explain the benefits of information systems that support quality initiatives.

    Evaluation of Technology

    • Examine strategies to evaluate systems effectiveness.
    • Explain the manager’s role and responsibilities in the evaluation of technology in health care.
    • Identify data sources used to evaluate the effectiveness of implemented technology.

    Introduction to Health Care Information and Technology

    • Examine types of health care information.
    • Analyze the types of technology used in health care.
    • Analyze the impact of technology on health care.

    Selection of Technology

    • Explain the system selection and acquisition process.
    • Explain stakeholders and their influence on system purchase and use.
    • Explain the risk management and compliance considerations during the selection of technology in health care.

    Implementation of Technology

    • Explain the implementation process in the health care setting.
    • Explain the roles and responsibilities of resources in the implementation process.
    • Analyze the security and privacy protocols when implementing technology in health care.
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