Course Description for Health Information Technology Software Applications
Health Information Technology Software Applications
Prerequisites: HIM 6120 and HIM 6321
This course covers fundamental concepts associated with the development, utilization and procurement of software systems that assist healthcare professionals in the management and exchange of patientsâ€™ electronic health records (EHR). Topics discussed include, but are not limited to: EHR software system architectures; EHR software system development concerns; interoperability among EHR software systems; national regulations, recommendations, and standards that guide the development and define the certification of EHR software systems; utilization of EHR software systems through the study of exemplary and current products; and methodologies to build analyses that support the procurement of EHR software systems.