HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PRINCIPLES

HIM* 201

This course explores the sources, definitions, collection and presentation of health
information data. Topics will include healthcare data systems, statistics, research,
tumor registry, birth and death certificates, utilization and review, risk management
and quality assurance. Issues concerning management, retrieval, and retention of
health records, and compliance and regulations will be discussed along with current
trends in health information technology. Management and decision support systems
will be explored.