HIT 102 - Hlth Info Mgmt & Applications
The history, philosophy, development and functions of the Health Information Management profession and the American Health Information Management Association are explored. Emphasis is placed on the content of health records, documentation requirements, forms, screen designs and data sets. Orientation to the health care delivery system is provided. Investigation of storage and retrieval systems and control techniques for health records relative to numbering, filing, indexing systems, record retention, abstracting and analysis are included. The students are introduced to health information management software applications, experiencing on-line technology to perform health information management practices currently used in the workplace.
Co-requisites: HIT 236
Prerequisites: Admission to Health Information Technology Program
Credits: 4(Lec: 3 Lab: 3)
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