hit300 | undergraduate
Introduction To Health Information Technology
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Future of Health IT
- Describe the benefits of professional organizations to the current healthcare environment.
- 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.
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 todayâs healthcare environment.
- Explain how relevant clinical health IT systems affect todayâs healthcare environment.
- Model two specific health IT standards and how those standards apply to interoperability.
Health IT Regulation and Legislation
- 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 todayâs healthcare environment.
- Define the effects of the Affordable Care Act on the health IT landscape.
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.
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