Management of Electronic Health Records Systems
Theory and application of electronic health records, information systems and life cycle. Topics include development, implementation, and management of electronic health records (EHR) systems, including following topics: challenges to adoption; goal setting and impact on quality; strategic planning for the migration path; health care process assessment; assessment of functional needs, data infrastructure, and information technology and systems infrastructure; analysis of return on investment for expenditures; selection and contract negotiation; project management; system implementation and ongoing maintenance; acute care applications; and the growing momentum toward health information exchange. (Formerly HIT410) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): HIT311 or HIT310. Fall Only.