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HIT 200 - Introduction to Health Informatics


Semester Hours: 2
Fall
Introduces background knowledge in the field of health informatics and explores its relationship to information sciences. The student will learn basic informatics terminology, the history of the field, the key players involved with health information technology (HIT), and why there is increasing interest in this relatively new field. Students will understand the federal organizations involved in policy development and the government’s strategy for promoting the adoption of HIT through the passing of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Admission to or matriculation in a Hofstra University graduate program. Non-matriculated students may enroll with the permission of the program director. Repeatable for credit.





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