|HIT 1202 - Health Data Management|
This course examines the role of information technology in the healthcare environment through an investigation of the electronic health record (EHR), business software applications, and specialized software applications found in the healthcare environment. Special emphasis is placed on exploring how specialized record requirements are implemented in primary and secondary health data systems. Aspects relating to the legal, ethical, privacy, security, and confidentiality practices required of the health information professional is also emphasized. PREREQUISITE: DAP 1201 Business Computer Systems or concurrent enrollment.