This role is similar to the “Practice Workflow and Information Management Redesign Specialists” role; in addition to that role’s set of competencies, this role brings to bear the background and experience of a healthcare provider or a public health professional.
HIT Clinician/Practitioner Consultant
Planning Management & Leadership for Health IT
This course targets those preparing for leadership roles, principles of leadership and effective management of teams. Emphasis on the leadership modes and styles best suited to IT deployment.
Health Management Information Systems
This course, Health Management Information Systems, is a “theory” component that provides an introduction to health care applications and the systems that use them, health information technology standards, health-related data structures, and enterprise architecture in health care organizations.
Fundamentals of Health Workflow Process Analysis & Redesign
This course covers fundamentals of health workflow process analysis and redesign as a necessary component of complete practice automation. Process validation and change management are also covered.
This course, Quality Improvement, introduces the concepts of health IT and practice workflow redesign as instruments of quality improvement. It addresses establishing a culture that supports increased quality and safety.
Introduction to Information & Computer Science
For students without an IT background, this course provides a basic overview of computer architecture; data organization, representation and structure; networking and data communication.