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Health Information Technology (HIT)

HIT 1014 - Basic Diagnosis & Procedure Coding

To develop an understanding of coding and classification systems in order to assign valid diagnostic and/or procedure codes. It will include validation of coded clinical information and case mix/severity of illness data. Co-requisite: ALH 1203, BIOL 2224, BIOL 2234, HIT 2004. Fall
Units: 4
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1113 - Health Data Content

Standards for patient and health care data; data collection issues and documentation requirements; data access and retention. Prerequisite: CIS 1013 Information Systems I. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1223 - Legal Aspects Of Health Information

Consents, authorization for release of information, confidentiality, subpoenas, and other legal aspects of health information. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1313 - Health Care and Public Health in US

A survey of health care and public health and and services delivered in the US. Covers public policy, relevant organizations and their interrelationships, legal and regulatory issues. Discusses job expectations in the health care setting. Assresses privacy laws and professional and ethical issues encountered in the workplace. Fall
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1323 - Health Management Information Systems

A "theory" course specific to health care and public health applications. Introduction to health IT standards, health-related data structures, software applications, enterprise architecture in health care and public health organizations. Fall
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1333 - Working With Health IT Systems

This course targets those preparing for leadership roles, principles of leadership and effective management of teams. Emphasis on the leadership modes and styles best suited to IT deployment. Fall
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1343 - History of Health Information Technology in the US

This component traces the development of IT systems in health care and public health, beginning with the experiments of the 1950s and 1960s and culminating in the HITECH act, including the introduction of the concept of "meaningful use" of electronic health records.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1353 - Fundamentals of Health Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign

This component covers fundamentals of health workflow process analysis and redesign as a necessary component of complete practical automation. Process validation and change management are also covered. Spring
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1363 - Planning, Management and Leadership for Health IT

This course targets those preparing for leadership roles, principles of leadership and effective management of teams. Emphasis on the leadership modes and styles best suited to IT deployment.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1372 - Networking and Health Information Exchange

In-depth analysis of data mobility including the hardware infrastructure (wires, wireless, and devices supporting them) , the ISO stack, standards, Internet protocols, federations and grids, the NHIN and other nationwide approaches.
Units: 2
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 1383 - Introduction to Project Management

An understanding of project management tools and techniques that results in the ability to create and follow a project management plan.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2004 - Fundamentals Of Medical Science

Disease process, pharmacology, diagnostic and treatment methodologies for: all body systems. Includes computer-assisted instruction. Prerequisites: ALH 1203-Medical Terminology & BIOL 2224 A & P I with a “C” or better; Corequisite BIOL 2234 A & P II. Fall.
Units: 4
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2014 - Intermediate D & P Coding

Intermediate diagnosis coding to include: Case studies using more complex code assignments with ICD-9-CM. Case studies using more complex code assignments with ICD-9-CM. Intermediate Procedure coding: RBRVS, APCs, ASC examples sued including professional fee billing examples in coding. Case studies and more complex code assignments using CPT and HCPCS Level II codes. Procedure coding for inpatients.
Units: 4
Offered:
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2123 - Basic Health Statistics

Basic Introduction to computerized health information systems, computer-based patient records, automated registries and applications in Health Information Technology. Pre-requisite: HIT 1113 Health Data Content with a “C” or better. Corequisite: CIS 2013-Information Systems II. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2133 - Health Care Quality Management

Improving organization performance through quality assessment, utilization review, risk management, and medical staff credentialing. Prerequisite: HIT 1113-Health Data Content, HIT 2102-Health Statistics with a “C” or better.; Corequisite CIS 2013-Information Systems II. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2203 - Reimbursement Methods

Course includes a study of the uses of coded data and health information in reimbursement and payment systems appropriate to all health care settings and managed care. Charge master maintenance, identify fraudulent billing practices. Prerequisite: HIT 1014 Basic Diagnostic & Procedure Coding with a “C” or better. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2213 - Computers In Healthcare

Basic Introduction to computerized health information systems, computer-based patient records, automated registries and applications in Health Information Technology. Pre-requisite: HIT 1113 Health Data Content with a “C” or better. Corequisite: CIS 2013-Information Systems II. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2222 - Professional Practice Experience I

Professional practice experiences in acute care, ambulatory care, rehabilitation, long-term care, and home health. Emphasis on record assembly & analysis, file management, release of information, statistics, indexes & registers, and special projects. Pre-requisite: Permission of instructor. Limited enrollment. Travel required. Fall.
Units: 2
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2402 - Professional Practice Experience II

Professional practice experiences in acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral health, and cancer registry. Emphasis on ICD-9-CM coding & DRG assignment, CPT coding, quality management, supervisory principles, medical staff & hospital committees, and special projects. Pre-requisite: Permission of instructor. Limited enrollment. Travel required. Spring.
Units: 2
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2503 - Supervision In Hit

Supervisory principles for the health information management department, including monitoring adherence to budgets, staffing schedules, policies, procedures, and productivity standards. Prerequisite: HIT 1113 Health Data Content with a “C” or better and permission of instructor. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program

HIT 2703 - Coding Practicum

Supervised coding experience in hospitals, clinics, and other health care facilities. Liability insurance is required. Travel may be required. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Summer.
Units: 3
Offered: Summer Semesters
Area: Health Info Tech Program