Healthcare Information Technology

Healthcare Information Technology - HIN104

This course will provide the basic foundation of health information technology (HIT) through current definitions and topics, such as: health informatics, health care data, electronic health record, acute and primary care. Students will explore the health information technology being used in a variety of settings, such as: hospitals, public health, long term care, community, and physician`s offices. The course will also investigate how healthcare professionals and patients/consumers use data. Students will also be exposed to the advancements in HIT globally through health informatics; mobile technology, the use of telemedicine, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications.