HIMC 1000 - Introduction to Health Information Management

Description
Prerequisite: Limited Access Program. Acceptance to program required. Corequisite: HIMC 1253. This course will introduce the student to health information technology both as a work-based, task-oriented function and as part of a larger profession of health information management. The course begins with a view of the healthcare industry delivery systems continuing to the basic elements of health information technology, and a study of record keeping practices in the hospital and physician's office. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization, patient record content, procedures in filing, numbering and retention of patient records, quantitative analysis, release of patient information, forms control and design, indexes and registers, reimbursement, regulatory and accrediting agencies, and alternate healthcare delivery systems.
Credits
3
Attributes
College Credit Associate Level
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2017
Offered
Tu
Avg. Class Size
20
Avg. Sections
1