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HIM1000 Introduction to Health Information and Informatics Management

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3 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring
Prerequisite(s): documented exemption, appropriate placement scores or completion of developmental education reading and writing.
This course introduces the fundamentals of the healthcare delivery system, health information management and health information systems. It will familiarize the student with the concepts and subject matter in each of the five domains and 15 subdomains recommended by the American Health Information Management Association. Topics include the history of the health information management profession in correlation with present and future career opportunities; introduction to healthcare organizations and licensing/accrediting bodies; content, structure, form design and requirements for healthcare records; Joint Commission record review; master patient index systems; confidentiality and ethical issues related to healthcare information; and effective management of information using computer technology and its impact on medical research, education and patient care. Contact: 3 hours.


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