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2012-2013 Official General Catalog 
2012-2013 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIT 210 - Management Principles for Health Information

Principles of management, planning, organizing, controlling, and directing as they relate to and are integrated with specific applications to health information management functions.  Principles of personnel supervision are also included.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisites:  HIT 236 Quality Improvement, HIT 144 Clinical Practicum I


Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Participate in the planning, design, selection, implementation, integration, testing, evaluation, and support for organization-wide information systems.
2.  Use the principles of ergonomics and human factors in work process design.
3.  Apply the fundmentals of team leadership and conduct continuing education programs.
4.  Monitor staffing levels and productivity standards for health information functions, and provide feedback to management and staff regarding performance.
5.  Communicate benchmark staff performance data and priortize job functions/activities.
6.  Use quality improvement tools and techniques to monitor, report, and improve processes.
7.  Make recommendations for items to include in budgets and contracts, as well as monitor coding and revenue cycle processes.
8.  Recommend cost-saving and efficient means of achieving work processes and goals.
9.  Contribute work plans, policies, procedures, and resource requisitions in relation to job functions.