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IT 324: Health Information Technology Fundamentals

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Explores challenges in the development and implementation of information systems and informatics tools in healthcare environment. Discusses the importance and benefits of electronic health records (EHRs). Students learn about EHRs' creation, management, and evolution, and their use for clinical decision support. In addition health information security, privacy, federal laws, regulations and standards, and their impact on healthcare delivery are discussed.

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Limited to 2 Attempts


Explores challenges in the development and implementation of information systems and informatics tools in healthcare environment. Discusses the importance and benefits of electronic health records (EHRs). Students learn about EHRs' creation, management, and evolution, and their use for clinical decision support. In addition health information security, privacy, federal laws, regulations and standards, and their impact on healthcare delivery are discussed.

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

IT 214 or IT 194.

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