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INFS3440-C5 Health Care Information System    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements

Session, Dates: 3 (01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014)

Days: R

Time: 06:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Wheatley Center 114

Seats Available: 12 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to automated information systems which are useful to health services organizations at all levels of care, and demonstrates a variety of practical applications of information systems and techniques for use throughout the health care industry. Specifically, students develop an understanding of MIS uses in patient medical records; medical quality assurance; cost control and productivity enhancement; utilization analysis and demand estimation; program planning and evaluation; simplification of internal and external reporting; clinical research; and education.

Prerequisites: INFS1020 or STAT2110 and COSK2220

About The Instructor

Valerie J. Powell, R.T. (R), Ph.D.
University Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

powell@rmu.edu
412-397-6452 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 324

Profile

For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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