HLTH210N: Public Health Informatics and Technology

Class Program
Class Hours 2 Lab Hours 2 Credits 3

Explore the variety of health information systems and technologies used in coordinating care and delivering health service. Develop an understanding of the evolution of health information technology, electronic health record systems, and the national standards applicable to clinical, financial, and administrative data required to manage health services. Student’s practice using electronic health record simulations to access and select the appropriate demographic, clinical, financial, and administrative data often used for reporting purposes. Privacy, security, and confidentiality of protected health information in the electronic environment will also be discussed.