2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIM 6010 - The Business of Informatics in Healthcare


The goal of this course is to provide skills and knowledge in the area of business practices relating to Healthcare Information Technology. This includes departmental design and management, capital and operating budgeting, the art of the budget planning process, infrastructure design and strategic planning. Also included in this class is the process of defining system requirement, determination of return on investment, delivery modes (ASP vs. in-house), evaluation of vendors, vendor selection, contractual matters, risk analysis, project management, implementation and support strategies. Within this discussion, the pros and cons of “buy vs. build” will be evaluated. The various types of information systems will be discussed. This will include enterprise systems, developmental systems, data warehouse, and decision support systems. It will also include challenges presented by various regulatory agencies and laws that have been enacted. (4 credits)



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