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HIM 215 Health Information Systems
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Application of analysis, design, evaluation, selection, acquisition, and utilization of health information systems in healthcare organizations. Additional topics include guidance on interoperability, optimization, and enterprise content management while addressing a broader range of health technologies. Prerequisites: HIM160 and CBA113A. Corequisite: CBA114A.

Prerequisites: HIM160,CBA113A

Corequisites: CBA114A

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
Domain I. (Synthesis Level) Data Content, Structure & Standards (Information Governance) (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain I.B. Health Record Content and Documentation

4. Differentiate the roles and responsibilities of various providers and disciplines, to support documentation requirements, throughout the continuum of healthcare

Subdomain I.C Data Governance

Subdomain I.D. Data Management
1. Collect and maintain health data
2. Apply graphical tools for data presentations
Subdomain I.E. Secondary Data Sources
1. Identify and use secondary data sources
2. Validate the reliability and accuracy of secondary data sources

Domain II. (Application Level) Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy & Security (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain II.A. Health Law

3. Apply legal concepts and principles to the practice of HIM

Subdomain II.B. Data Privacy, Confidentiality & Security

2. Apply retention and destruction policies for health information
3. Apply system security policies according to departmental and organizational data/information standards
Subdomain II.C. Release of Information
1. Apply policies and procedures surrounding issues of access and disclosure of protected health information

Domain III. Informatics, Analytics and Data Use (Application Level) (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain III.A. Health Information Technologies
1. Utilize software in the completion of HIM processes
2. Explain policies and procedures of networks, including intranet and Internet to facilitate clinical and administrative applications

Subdomain III.B. Information Management Strategic Planning
1. Explain the process used in the selection and implementation of health information management systems
2. Utilize health information to support enterprise wide decision support for strategic planning
Subdomain III.C. Analytics and Decision Support
1. Explain analytics and decision support
2. Apply report generation technologies to facilitate decision-making

Subdomain III.E. Research Methods
1. Explain common research methodologies and why they are used in healthcare

Subdomain III.F. Consumer Informatics
1. Explain usability and accessibility of health information by patients, including current trends and future challenges
Subdomain III.G. Health Information Exchange
1. Explain current trends and future challenges in health information exchange

Domain IV. (Comprehension Level) Revenue Management (CSLO 2)

Subdomain IV.A. Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement
1. Apply policies and procedures for the use of data required in healthcare reimbursement

Domain VI. Leadership (Application Level) (CSLO 2, 4)

Subdomain VI.B. Change Management
1. Recognize the impact of change management on processes, people and systems

Subdomain VI.C. Work Design and Process Improvement
1. Utilize tools and techniques to monitor, report, and improve processes
2 Identify cost-saving and efficient means of achieving work processes and goals

3. Utilize data for facility-wide outcomes reporting for quality management and performance improvement

Subdomain VI.E. Training and Development
1. Explain the methodology of training and development

Subdomain VI.F. Strategic and Organizational Management
1. Summarize a collection methodology for data to guide strategic and organizational management
4. Apply information and data strategies in support of information governance initiatives
5. Utilize enterprise-wide information assets in support of organizational strategies and objectives
Subdomain VI.H. Ethics
1. Comply with ethical standards of practice
2. Evaluate the consequences of a breach of healthcare ethics

Subdomain VI.I. Project Management
1. Summarize project management methodologies
Subdomain VI.J. Vendor/Contract Management
1. Explain Vendor/Contract Management
Subdomain VI.K. Enterprise Information Management
1. Apply knowledge of database architecture and design

Internal/External Standards Accreditation