As healthcare delivery and services become more complex and integrated, the need for healthcare information systems is more important than ever. This week is all about introduction to healthcare information systems, IT processes, and framework that will achieve critical measures of cost, quality, and access. In addition, we will explore key regulations that influence the application of IT information systems in the healthcare industry.
Enjoy your learning journey during this phase!
Your Learning Objectives for the Week:
- Discuss the organizational impact and legal aspects of managing high quality versus poor quality
- Define system acquisition, implementation, lifecycle, replacement planning, and electronic data interchange in relation to the evolution of healthcare information systems.
- Evaluate the various functions, responsibilities, and organizational structure of a healthcare organization’s IT department, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).