HIT 229 - Performance Improvement and Data Usage in Health Care

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

Explores the history and development of the performance improvement process. Addresses licensure/accreditation, utilization management, risk management, process management, and the medical staff credentialing and privileging. Covers clinical communication and health information exchange. Covers approaches to assess patient safety, implementing quality management and reporting using electronic systems.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The general purpose of this course is to explore performance improvement, data/information exchange, patient safety and quality management in the electronic healthcare environment.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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