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2012 - 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Health Information Management and Technology:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
HIMT-435

Data Communications and Networks in Healthcare

This course provides fundamentals of data communications and networking techniques, and examines the linkage of information technology strategies and technological solutions enabling effective communication within and between health care organizations. Major topics include fundamental concepts of data communications and applications, network communication devices, basic technologies of the Local Area Network, Wireless Local Area Network, Wide Area Network, Internet and the Web, the OSI stack, health care information systems standards, and the HIE, RHIN, and the NHIN.

Prerequisites
P: HIMT 300; HIMT major