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University of Pittsburgh    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
  Jan 29, 2023
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course focuses on principles and approaches to the assessment of quality in health care and how this impacts the role of the health informatics and information management professional. Theoretical and pragmatic issues related to quality management, utilization review, and risk management are addressed. Responsibilities of the governing board, medical staff and other health care personnel in relation to quality management and improvement is examined. Requirements of accrediting and licensing agencies related to quality management are presented. Practical applications of quality measures, resource use, and risk management are applied. Students will design, implement, and present a quality management project at designated clinical facilities.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: Restricted to PLANS: (HIM-BS, BPH, or BS-H) or (HI-BS)

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