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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Mar 03, 2024
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will include an introduction the historical development of the health care field with emphasis on the organizational structure of health institutions, as well as federal, state, and local agencies and health informatics and information management associations. Emphasis will be placed on all the key functions that surround health informatics, health information management and data science and the use of technology, regulations, ethical principles and legal implications regarding these key functions. Information governance, data governance and the integrity of the health data that is used by health care organizations will be emphasized.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: Restricted to PLANS: HIM-BS, BPH, or BS-H

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