HIT 203 - Computers in Health Care
Identification of computer applications in the health care industry; types of hardware and software systems; components of a health care facility database; electronic patient records; principles of database coding design and data dictionaries; overview of systems approach in the selection and development of an information system; data quality; methods to control security and confidentiality; and strategies for report management.
Prerequisites: CST 105 Understanding Computers, HIT 101 Introduction to Health Information Systems
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify computer applications in the healthcare industry.
2. Differentiate between the types of hardware and software used in healthcare.
3. Discuss the components of a healthcare facility database.
4. Identify electronic patient record systems.
5. Explain the principles of database coding design and data dictionaries.
6. Discuss a systems approach used in the selection and development of an information system.
7. Summarize the concepts that relate to data quality.
8. List the types of methods used to control security and confidentiality.
9. Discuss strategies for report management.
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