Week 4 explores the key concepts in health information technology (HIT) project management, healthcare information systems (HIS), security and organization, and data management and analytics. In addition, Week 4 examines the alignment of HIT with strategic planning, government policy, and healthcare reforms. Each of the above-mentioned topics will influence your practice in healthcare management/administration.
Your Learning Objectives for the Week:
- Assess the efficiency, effectiveness, and current software applications of an IT department.
- Examine the design, management, and maintenance of clinical information systems to maintain healthcare data security, enhance quality, decrease costs, and improve patient safety in various healthcare settings.
- Discuss management’s role in the alignment, strategic planning, and governance of an organization’s information technology and technology systems.