This course instructs students on how healthcare organizations can use information technology (IT) to achieve better operational performance and strengthen the quality of services offered to their patients. Topics covered include: using IT to transform clinical processes, integrating clinical and administrative work processes through IT, and aligning business and clinical strategies. The course will explore in detail electronic medical records, medical informatics, and privacy/security requirements for healthcare IT. Prerequisite: HCM 3700 or CIS 2050, or permission of the instructor.
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016