HCMGT 720 Healthcare Informatics and Technologies

The course provides a fundamental understanding of health informatics and the management and use of patient healthcare information. It is a multidisciplinary field that uses health information technology (HIT) to improve healthcare in any combination of higher quality, higher efficiency, and new opportunities. Key topics include: healthcare information systems, HIPAA privacy and security regulations, systems development life cycle, cybersecurity, electronic health records, telemedicine, IT certifications, data information and sharing, social media, and evidence-based practice.