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Introduction To Health Information Technology

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This course provides an overview of the history of health information technology in the United States. The student is introduced to the various forms of technology resources commonly found in private and public health sectors. This includes the historic application of information technology resources to healthcare.

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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    Health IT Regulation and Legislation

    • Define the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the health IT landscape.
    • Summarize the purpose of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
    • Describe the significance of the elements of the HITECH Act.
    • Analyze the effect of the HITECH Act on today’s healthcare environment.

    Privacy and Security

    • Identify the ways in which the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has evolved in the U.S.
    • Recognize three appropriate means of protecting privacy and security for EHRs.

    Future of Health IT

    • Identify future trends in health IT.
    • Recognize shifts in the healthcare environment that require changes in how health IT is managed and deployed.
    • Describe the impact of a post-meaningful use landscape on health IT.
    • Describe the benefits of professional organizations to the current healthcare environment.

    Health IT in the United States

    • Label the history of health information technology (IT) in the United States (U.S.).
    • Describe the current state of health IT as driven by Federal programs.

    IT in the Current Healthcare Environment

    • Define the participants and settings of care that make up today’s healthcare environment.
    • Explain how relevant clinical health IT systems affect today’s healthcare environment.
    • Model two specific health IT standards and how those standards apply to interoperability.
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