RHAN 100

Healthcare Database Fundamentals

Designed to provide students with an understanding of the challenges of collecting and maintaining electronic health data. The course focuses on issues specific to health data and the systems implemented to collect and store it. This includes an overview of various types of hospital systems; methods used to interface between systems; and operations issues typical of hospital systems. The course also includes a study of the evolving health care regulatory environment and common classifications for health care data. By the end of the course, students will be able to evaluate and identity health care data set problems and implement EHR-based solutions to the source data.