2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HITT 2343 - Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) Study of quality standards and methodologies in the health information management environment. Topics include licensing, accreditation, compilation and presentation of data in statistical formats, quality management and performance improvement functions, utilization management, risk management, and medical staff data quality issues, and approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementation of quality management and reporting through electronic systems. Prerequisite: HITT 1301 ; HITT 1345 MATH 0308 ; College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Course Outcomes
1 - Monitor compliance with governmental and organizational regulations and accreditation standards.
2 - Use tools to perform quality assessment and improvement.
3 - Identify potential risk management issues.
4 - Define utilization and resource management functions.
5 - Assist in medical staff quality improvement functions.