2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HITT 1211 - Health Information Systems

Credit Hours: 2
Contact Hours - Lecture: 1 Lab: 2
Introduction to health IT standards, health-related data structures, software applications and enterprise architecture in health care and public health.
Prerequisite: HITT 1301 MATH 0308 ; College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Describe general functions, purposes and benefits of health information systems. 2 - Describe the evolution and adoption of health information systems. 3 - Compare health information systems in terms of their ability to support the requirements of a health care enterprise. 4 - Explain the impact of electronic health records on reporting outcomes. 5 - Explain strategies to minimize major barriers to the adoption of electronic health records. 6 - Explain the principles of health care data exchange and standards. 7 - Review workflow design and assessment, and their relationship to patient care, productivity and data analysis. 8 - Propose the hardware, software, operating system and networking considerations necessary for effective data storage and use in health care organizations. 9 - Utilize the tools and techniques for collecting, storing, securing, retrieving, and reporting health care data.