This course surveys essential healthcare information technologies that are used for delivering and documenting healthcare services. Popular healthcare information systems include electronic medical record systems that keep record of patients’ history; the computerized provider order-entry systems that record the history of the procurement of medications and other services; telemedicine, which allows doctors to deliver patient care from a distance; telehealth e-prescribing, which prescribes medicine electronically; medication administration, which keeps information for medical doctors and other hospital staff members; and nursing and ancillary service systems.
This course requires the purchase of EHRGo, a certified electronic medical records system.
Semesters Offered: Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2022
Degree Level: Bachelor's
Course Track: Core Courses