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2013 - 2014 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-400

Healthcare Information and Technology - Data

This course explores the sources and data contents of health-care information as well as the proper presentation of it for different usage levels. Topic addressed include: 1) data structure and use of health information (individual, comparative and aggregate), 2) type and content of health record, 3) data quality assessment, 4) secondary data sources, 5) healthcare data sets, 6) Health information archival systems, and 7) National Healthcare Information Infrastructure (NHII). The course will also cover topics in bioinformatics.

Prerequisites
P: HIMT 360; HIMT major