2013-2014 Catalog

HITP 1010 Introduction to Health Information Technology

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the administrative side of healthcare. Topics include the culture of healthcare, the path of a claim, types of payers and stakeholders in the healthcare process, unique requirements for different specialty areas, history of technology in healthcare, ethics in healthcare, and current issues in the automation and streamlining of the business of healthcare.