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IT 141 - Health Care Information Technology

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This course provides students with an understanding of the technologies that are utilized to collect, analyze, monitor, maintain and report health data. Topics covered include health data quality principles, legal and information security standards, and professional best practice guidelines pertaining to the health care industry. Students will learn the technologies and policies simultaneously as they impact various stakeholders in the environment: patients, providers (hospitals and doctors), payers (insurance companies and FSA holders) and government (CMS Medicare, HHS, DOJ, etc.). Other topics covered include: provider health systems, payer systems, patients systems, and government policy and oversight.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
IT 015  or CSC 005  or permission of the department chairperson, junior class standing or above.





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