Health Data Content and Structure

HIT110

Introduction to health information theory supplemented with hands-on simulation and projects. Topics include, but are 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. 4 Credits (3 Lecture - 3 Lab)