2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 21, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-201 Healthcare Quality Management

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
This course is a survey of the principles of quality management and performance improvement in healthcare. Focus will be on continuous quality improvement, utilization management, case management, and risk management in healthcare. Topics will include certification, licensing, and accreditation of healthcare organizations, compilation, presentation, and analysis of healthcare data using graphic tools, screening criteria, quality initiatives, and patient safety implementation. Emphasis will be on abstracting and analysis skills, along with reporting clinical data skills. Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in HIT 110  and CIS 201 .