Health IT Policy and Administration
Session
Twelve Week
Class Number
1307
Career
Graduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Graded
Description
This course provides a comprehensive overview on the policy and administration of health information technology. Students will develop an understanding of the management principles in the American health care delivery system, including the roles of patients, third party insurance payers, health care professionals, and governmental entities. Central to this course will be an examination of key health care policy in the US, specifically those related to health IT, which have impacted and shaped health care management and health informatics. The course will focus on the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and associate initiatives and regulations, HIPAA, Stark, and others. These policies will be discussed in the context of broader health reform efforts. The course will begin with a brief overview of the health care delivery systems and key players in order to provide context for course discussion. Through a group project, students will learn policy analysis and development principles and make a final presentation of a health IT policy solution.
Notes
This course is asynchronous
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
John Mulhern
Meets
TBA
Dates
06/01/2021 - 08/20/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
11
Seats Open
14
Class Capacity
25
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
0