HHSM405 Healthcare Information Management (3 cr.)
This course provides an overview of information management in health and human service organizations. It examines the evolution of informatics, the rules, regulations, and ethical concerns that impact the health and human service practitioner. An analysis of the principles and processes of information management tools for healthcare and human service systems is included.
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Analyze overall trends and direct practice decisions in healthcare and human services utilizing information systems and electronic medical records.
- Apply the federal, state, and local statutes that address compliance, confidentiality, privacy protection, ethical concerns, and dissemination of electronic health and human service records.
- Identify how information management is applied in public healthcare and human service practices on both micro and macro levels.
- Illustrate how the roles found in healthcare settings interact and affect the roles found in human services and the importance of current and accurate data in fostering these relationships.
- Apply common terminology and acronyms related to health and human service informatics.
- Evaluate the current models used for informatics management and reporting, and address future trends within the industry.
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)