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2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-20 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HCA 4523 - Health Information Technology (Health IT)

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Description: This course provides students with an understanding of health care informatics (Health IT) which is the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. Through discussion and application resources students determine how Health IT deals with the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in health and biomedicine. Health informatics tools include not only computers but also clinical guidelines, formal medical terminologies, and information and communication systems.

Credit Hours: 3
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Prerequisite: HCA  3323 Principles of Health Information Systems.