hit350 | undergraduate

Health Information Systems Support

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This course covers computer systems and the role of IT support in today's health care environment. This includes the installation and maintenance of Health IT Systems relating to hardware, software, programming, database management, and telecommunications.

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 Systems Overview

    • List three strengths and weaknesses of current Health Information Technology (HIT) systems.
    • Describe the use of three healthcare administrative applications.
    • Define the purpose of three clinical applications.
    • Identify the two common types of healthcare information systems.

    Health IT Systems Selection

    • Identify three ways the concept of usability contributes to successful HIT systems selection.
    • Differentiate between classification standards, vocabulary and terminology standards, and data interchange standards.
    • Define five criteria to consider when selecting vendors and software for healthcare systems.

    Health IT Systems Design

    • Examine the four stages of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
    • Explain three reasons having clinicians involved in system design is beneficial.
    • Create a diagram demonstrating the flow of data between HIT systems via an interface.

    Health IT Systems Implementation

    • Create a comprehensive plan for installing HIT systems.
    • Identify eight elements of project plans in HIT systems implementation.
    • List seven components of implementation plans for HIT systems.

    Health IT System Maintenance

    • Explain how the four common HIT-induced system errors impact business.
    • Construct a comprehensive plan to maintain and troubleshoot a health IT system.
    • Differentiate between HIT security, confidentiality, and privacy.
    • Describe the potential solutions for five threats associated with HIT systems.
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