This course provides students with an introduction to the role of data and data management in the delivery of patient care in the health care industry. The thrust of the course will be on information technology in health care including issues related to organization, management, data integration, selection of software, and the overall management of health care information. Students will be introduced to the expanding role of data management, emerging standards of patient information to improve the quality and cost associate with health care.
Credit Hours: Lecture – 0, Lab – 3, Credits – 3