Dec 08, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2018-2019 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIMT 1301 - Introduction to Health Information Management

3 credit(s)

This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of Health Information Management. The development, content and management of the medical record will be explored as well as a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system. Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization; patient record content; procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records; quantitative analysis; release of patient information; forms control and design; indexes and registers; regulatory and accrediting agencies; and the transition to an electronic health record. This course is for Health Information Technology and Medical Coding majors; others must have permission of instructor. F, S. (NIT)



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