HIT490

Study of organizational behaviors, management, and leadership, emphasizing the role of the health information management professional in various functions covered in other courses. Topics include record analysis and abstracting; incomplete chart control; medical transcription, word processing, and associated service contracts; file management; record management, retention, and long term storage; clinical coding and release of information and associated service contracts; billing and revenue cycle management; project management; evaluation of workflows and productivity; and monitoring compliance with external regulations and accreditation standards. Problems and cases are also used for the development of critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): HIT310 and HIT420. As needed.