Managing Information in Healthcare

Course Number: 
MHA-635
Description: 

This course focuses on the critical role of Management Information Systems (MIS) in the planning, operations, and management of healthcare organizations, and is designed to provide students with a macro-level understanding of information technology and how it can be used to gain business and operational efficiencies in healthcare service delivery. Topics addressed will include strategic and project planning for Management Information Systems; HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and other confidentiality requirements regarding patient information; coding and informatics standards; electronic medical records; Internet applications; and the organization of information management functions within healthcare organizations. 3 credits.

Counts towards: 
N/A
Prerequisites: