Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HINM 180 - Health Data Management

(TP/SS only) CE

An introduction to the use of technology in the capture, delivery and analysis of health data. The course focuses on the use of electronic health records, data mining, statistical collection of health data, quality data management, report generation and health data project management. Students interact with simulations of key EHR and HIM tasks. PREREQUISITE(S): CMAP 120 , HINM 134 HINM 144 , HINM 154  with a minimum grade of C. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Apply policies and procedures to ensure the highest accuracy and integrity of health data.
  • Collect and maintain health data.
  • Apply system security policies according to departmental and organizational data/information standards.
  • Utilize software in the completion of HIM processes.
  • Explain policies and procedures of networks, including intranet and Internet to facilitate clinical and administrative applications.
  • Explain usability and accessibility of health information by patients, including current trends and future challenges.
  • Explain vendor/contract management.
  • Apply knowledge of database architecture and design.
  • Explain current trends and future challenges in health information exchange.
  • Apply graphical tools for data presentations.
  • Utilize basic descriptive, institutional, and population healthcare statistics.
  • Validate the reliability and accuracy of secondary data sources.
  • Explain the process used in the selection and implementation of health information management systems.
  • Utilize health information data analytics to support enterprise-wide decision support for strategic planning.

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