2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HA 509 - Management of Health Information Systems


This course advances the learner through a discussion of the history, present state, and future trends in the industry. The course provides a managerial perspective of the issues related to the planning, selection, and operation of healthcare information systems. Many of the key acts and laws that regulate secure handling of patient specific data are introduced in the course. Electronic healthcare record systems are identified as critical tools in improving quality of care in the healthcare process. While adding key elements of the science of information technology, this course also highlights the importance of then basic review and safeguarding of healthcare data, change management, budgeting, and personnel management. Healthcare leaders are further expected to manage various aspects of information technology effectiveness through a complete understanding of the industry regulatory requirements and technology trends.
Prerequisite(s): HA 518  is normally taken prior to this course; however, the MHA Director may make an exception.
Fulfills: 4+1
Credits: 3



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