HIMT 320: Survey of Information Technology in Healthcare

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.

HIMT 320 course syllabus

Semesters Offered: Fall 2023, Spring 2025

Credits: 3

Degree Level: Bachelor's

Course Track: Core Courses