2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) 
    
    Jun 19, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (June 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MMHA 6600 - Healthcare Informatics and Technology Management


(5 cr.) Students in this course learn how integrated, computer-based information systems can enable the assessment and documentation of costs and quality. They also learn how these systems can inform decisions that improve care, allow for better management of medical records, enhance supply inventory and management, and improve vendor contracting and management. Students engage in weekly discussions and assignments designed to provide practical applications of content, focusing on electronic medical records and computerized physician order entry; linked information systems across episodes of care; integrated financial and clinical information systems; linkages among electronic information access systems; and Web-based systems for increasing consumer knowledge, confidentiality of information systems, organizational compliance, and data sets.



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