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HIM-M 220 Healthcare Informatics for Decision Support

3 credits

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Delivery: On-Campus, Online
  • This course provides an overview of information technology tools for quantitative and qualitative decision-making in a healthcare environment. Students learn effective methods to analyze infrastructure, interoperability, and decision processes to develop enterprise medical records.

    Learning Outcomes

    1. Apply policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy of health data.
    2. Identify, validate, and use secondary data sources.
    3. Apply system security policies according to departmental and organizational data and information standards.
    4. Explain analytics and decision support.
    5. Apply data extraction and report generation technologies to facilitate decision-making.
    6. Analyze clinical data to identify trends that demonstrate quality, safety, and effectiveness of health care.
    7. Explain usability and accessibility of health information by patients, including current trends and future challenges.