Certificate in Health Management Information Systems
This course Introduces delegates to terminology,
concepts, theory, software, development methodologies and fundamental skills
used in planning and implementing health information systems in health organizations.
Key topics include health informatics concepts, electronic
health records management, Health information system development life cycle,
needs assessment, quality assurance of health information systems, among
Overview of information Technology in HealthCare
Introduction to Medical and
Public Health Informatics
Information Systems overview
information technologies in strategic
management in Public Health
Information technology needs assessment of a
healthcare organizational unit.
Information Systems Development life cycle
Information Systems Quality
Assessment and Improvement
Information Systems and Health Research
Ethics in computing
Computer and Health Management Information Systems security
HMIS - Governance, Policy,
and International Perspectives
Project Planning and
Describe the evolution of
information technology and its uses in healthcare management and delivery.
Analyze current and future
trends in the application of information technology to the healthcare industry.
Relate the use of data and
enabling information technologies in strategic management, financial
management, clinical outcomes management and public health/population
- Evaluate the roles of
information system applications common in healthcare organization and
integrated delivery systems: including administrative systems/programs (e.g.,
financial; scheduling; on-line purchasing; productivity; human resources);
clinical systems/programs (e.g., electronic medical records; medical decision
support; diagnostic information systems); physician practice management systems
(e.g., billing; referral/authorization; claims processing; electronic medical
records; prescription writing; productivity; transcription); and health
informatics (e.g., coding; communication standards; data standards).
- Conduct an information
technology needs assessment of a healthcare organizational unit.
Diagram the information
systems lifecycle and the process and critical issues related to identifying
information and systems requirements and designing, developing, testing,
implementing and evaluating information systems in healthcare settings.
Conduct an analysis to
justify the cost of new information technology systems, including the
calculation of return on investment for information technology projects in
health related organizations.
Assess technology options to
support medical systems
knowledge of application software; including spreadsheets; e-mail; word
processing; database management.
Analyze and synthesize the
legal and ethical issues related to health information management and the use
of information technology in healthcare management and clinical practice;
including privacy, confidentiality and security
governmental policies and investments in healthcare; and why the federal
government is currently making significant investments in healthcare IT. Analyze
various healthcare scenarios and suggest optimal technology strategies.
Work as a teammate and
leader in projects involving information technology personnel.
Duration: 4 weeks , 2 contact hours per day
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