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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HIM 300 - Health Data Management

Provides an understanding of health data structure, content, and acquisition. It is also defines health care information systems, requirements and standards, and integrates an overview of how clinical classification systems are used in health care delivery and reimbursement.

Prerequisites & Notes
HA 205, HIM 100, HIM 214, HIM 250 and HIM 260

Assignment Overview
12 weekly lessons and a final

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the course, you should be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate, implement and manage electronic applications/systems for clinical classification and coding
  2. Identify the functions and relationships between healthcare classification systems
  3. Map terminologies, vocabularies, and classification systems.
  4. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding.
  5. Verify that documentation in the health record supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient’s progress, clinical findings, and discharge status.
  6. Compile organization-wide health record documentation guidelines.
  7. Interpret health information standards.
  8. Format data to satisfy integration needs.
  9. Construct and maintain the standardization of data dictionaries to meet the needs of the enterprise.
  10. Demonstrate compliance with internal and external data dictionary requirements.
  11. Advocate information operability and information exchange
  12. Analyze information needs of customers across the healthcare continuum.
  13. Evaluate health information systems and data storage design.
  14. Manage clinical indices, databases, and registries.
  15. Apply knowledge of database architecture and design to meet organizational needs.
  16. Evaluate data from varying sources to create meaningful presentations.
  17. Validate data from secondary sources to include in the patient’s record, including personal health records.

Credits: 3

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