Clinical Business Issues in Health Informatics
This course is an introduction to health care business systems and models with a particular emphasis on the value of IT to the organization. This includes departmental design and management, capital and operating budgets, the budget planning process, and infrastructure design and strategic planning. Other topics include evaluation of vendors, vendor selection, purchase agreements and contracts, writing an RFP, analyzing an RFP response, clinical administration systems, and the design and management of integrated delivery networks.
At the end of this course students will be able to:
Assess how developments in information technology are changing the economics of the health care industry.
Evaluate proposals and agreements.
Evaluate the strategies and business models of health care information technology.
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