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HIT - Health Information Technology

HIT 229

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DATA USAGE IN HEALTHCARE

(3 CR.)

Explores the history and development of the performance improvement process. Address licensure/accreditation, utilization management, risk management, process management, and the medical staff credentialing and privileging. Covers clinical communication and health information exchange. Covers approaches to assess patient safety, implementing quality management and reporting using electronic systems. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.

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