This course explores the sources and data contents of healthcare information as well as the proper presentation of it for different usage levels. Topics addressed include: (1) data structure and use of health information (individual, comparative, and aggregate), (2) type and content of health record, (3) data quality assessment, (4) secondary data sources, (5) healthcare data sets, (6) health information archival systems, and (7) National Healthcare Information Infrastructure (NHII). The course will also cover topics in bioinformatics.
Prerequisite(s): HIMT 360 Healthcare II: Survey of Disease and Treatments
Semesters Offered: Spring 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024
Degree Level: Bachelor's
Course Track: Core Courses