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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HLTH 1000 - Introduction to Health Information Technology

This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of the health information profession; the definition and the purpose of the medical record; the systems and processes for collecting, maintaining and disseminating health information; numbering, retention and storage of medical information; forms control and design; indexes and registers; release of patient information, security, privacy, confidentiality, and ethical issues; documentation requirements; regulatory requirements of healthcare organization, accrediting and licensing agencies, and computerized information management systems utilized by health information management departments.