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) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): HIT311 and HIT421 or HIT310 and HIT420. Spring Only.