Introduction to health-information theory supplemented with hands-on simulation and projects. Topics to be covered include, but not limited to: the content, uses and format of the health record; the methods of storage, retrieval and retention of health information; the preparation and uses of indexes and registers; documentation requirements; and the role of health information in reimbursement, quality improvement and other important functions. (Formerly HIT110) 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab)