2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Mar 04, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HINF 6235 - Healthcare Information Technology, Business, and Finance♦


(3 sem. cr.) Through this course, students learn key business and financial aspects of developing health information technology solutions, and they analyze the technological impact on patient safety and healthcare liability. They explore functions of analyzing the cost benefit of health information technology, assessing the return on investment (ROI) of implementing an information technology system, engaging in vendor evaluation and negotiations, and facilitating the acquisition of health information technology systems with consideration of global opportunities. Students also engage in assignments designed to provide practical application of course concepts, including financial scenarios through which they perform monetary value calculations. Additionally, students explore human resources management issues; expand on their knowledge of project management, delving deeper into the request for proposal process; and reflect on information technology industry trends that will impact the future of healthcare delivery and access.
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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