|HIT 2205 - Healthcare Quality Mgt|
This course explores the many facets of quality standards, programs, and processes used to maintain and improve the quality of service in a healthcare environment. Special emphasis is placed on quality assurance, quality improvement, computation and presentation of data in statistical formats, utilization management, risk management, licensing, accreditation, and credentialing. Additional emphasis is placed on how external regulatory agency guidelines, accrediting agency requirements, and peer review organizations impact health information. Quality applications are integrated throughout the course, stressing the importance of application, including data collection, statistical quality control, data display, and assessment. PREREQUISITE: HIT 1202 Health Data Management and HIT 2201 Health Statistics & Research.