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.
Introduction to Healthcare and Public Health in the US
This course is a survey of how healthcare and public health are organized and services delivered in the US. It covers public policy, relevant organizations and their interrelationships, professional roles, legal and regulatory issues, and payment systems.
Terminology in Health Care & Public Health
This course explains specific terminology used by workers in health care and public health.
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.
Usability & Human Factors
This course, Usability and Human Factors, will discussion of rapid prototyping, user-centered design understanding effects of new technology workflow on downstream processes; facilitation of unit-wide focus groups or simulation.
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.
Workers in this role assist in reorganizing the work of providers to optimize the features of health IT that are designed to improve health care. Individuals in this role may have backgrounds in health care (for example, as an Office Manager) or in information technology, but are not licensed clinical professionals.