2019-2020 Catalog

HDIM 1010 Healthcare Delivery Systems

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

Course Description

Students learn a broad range of career options in the health information management profession, the functions of a health information manager in the healthcare environment; and the resources used by HIM professionals.  This course is an overview of the components of the healthcare delivery system in the United States; the organizations that provide healthcare, the external forces affecting healthcare organizations, and the professionals that provide the services. Students examine the organizational components of healthcare organizations: the governing board, the medical staff and the administration.