Effective 04/10/14 Provides knowledge in the area of strategic and tactical deployment of Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) and will focus on in-patient experience. This course will provide a broad, survey introduction of HIS-supplier solutions (Cerner, EPIC, McKesson, etc.). It will also address the acquisition of information-technology (IT) assets (hardware/software), use, and storage of HIPPA-related (Health Information Privacy and Portability Act) data and how to relate this unique process to the traditional IT organization. In addition, this course will cover the development and use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR), and the various viewpoints of IT from the perspective of the healthcare professional (MD, RN, etc.).
Units: 3 , Offered: Summer 2015