Management of Health Information Services

HIT491

Examination of organizational behaviors, management, and leadership, emphasizing the role of the health information management professional across various health information management functions. 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. (Formerly HIT490) Spring Only.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

Prerequisites:
HIT311 and HIT421; or
HIT310 and HIT420; or
HIT310 and HIT421