HCA 58050 Digital Medicine and Healthcare Information Systems

This course is designed to assist today's healthcare professionals and managers with the fundamental knowledge and tools needed to manage information and information resources effectively within a wide variety of health care organizations as well as understand national private sector and government initiatives that have played key roles in the adoption and application of the technologies in health care. Knowledge of these initiatives and mandates shaping the current HIT national landscape provides the background for understanding the importance of the health information systems that are used to promote excellent, cost-effective patient care. Lab fee may be required.