Jul 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph's College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online
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HIM 340 - HIM Strategies

Provides an overview of the technology used to facilitate communication and manage information in health care organizations for the purpose of data collection, storage, analysis, and retrieval of information. You will study the design and implementation of electronic health records, personal health records, and other health care administrative applications, as well as the risks and benefits of integrated health information networks. You will also be able to describe the use of standards to achieve interoperability of health care records. This course is intended to meet the CAHIIM competencies/knowledge clusters of Domains IV.A through IV.C.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205, HIM 100, HIM 214, HIM 330, HIM 320

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons and a final exam

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Implement and manage the use of technology, including hardware and software to ensure data collection, storage, analysis, and reporting of information.
  • Contribute to the development of networks, including Intranet and Internet applications to facilitate the electronic health record (EHR), personal health record (PHR), public health, and other administrative applications.
  • Interpret the use of standards to achieve interoperability of health care information systems.


Credits: 3

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