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HTM200 Health Information Systems

Lead Faculty: Dr. Tyler Smith

Course Description

Development of IT systems in health care and public health. Introduction to health IT standards, health-related data structures, health information exchange, software applications; enterprise architecture in health care and public health organizations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the major types of healthcare data and information that are captured or used or both in a healthcare organization.
  • Describe sources of healthcare data and the challenges associated with measuring and ensuring healthcare data quality.
  • Explain clinical and administrative health information systems.
  • Explain the core technologies that support healthcare information systems.
  • Identify the major types of healthcare information standards and the organizations that develop or approve them.
  • Describe health information exchange, regional health information networks, and the nationwide health information network.