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HIT 102
Introduction to Health Information Technology: Alternative Settings
2 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
This course introduces a multitude of alternative health care settings available to the health information management professional. The student will be introduced to: regulatory issues; documentation; reimbursement and funding; information management, including data flow, coding and classification, electronic information systems, and data sets; quality improvement and utilization management; risk management and legal issues; role of HIM professionals; and trends.