HT231 Management of Health Information Departments
Prerequisites: HT 102, with a C or better and CS 101, CS 125, or CS 241 or permission of Program Director.

Theories, principles and techniques of managing health information departments are presented in this class. Students gain a thorough understanding of registers and indexes; filing, numbering and storage methods; as well as problem solving strategies through participation in a variety of case studies and hands-on exercises. Training with both spreadsheet and HIM specific software is provided, including management applications, chart tracking and release of information functions. Health records in alternative settings are explored, as are current topics in the field.

3 Credit Hours