2019-2020 Catalog

HIM 1800 Introduction to Health Information Technology

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of health information management. It provides an introduction to the health information management profession, to health care delivery systems and to the health-related associations, organizations and agencies in the United States. It delves into the purpose, function, content and structure of the health record and of its management. The development and content of the electronic record is studied with emphasis on the changing roles of health information management professionals.