HIT-145 - Healthcare Informatics

3 credits
This course will apply information system policies and procedures required by national health initiatives, and current laws and licensure related to health information initiatives. The application of policies and procedures of network usage, electronic health records (EHR), personal health records (PHR), public health and other administrative components are addressed. The relationship of HIPAA to IT will also be covered in this course. This course provides knowledge of how the evolution of computers has impacted the health care field with focus on electronic processing methods in the Health Information Management department.

Prerequisite(s): CIT-101 

Previously known as: HIIT-142