Institution: University of Technology Sydney
Course Title: Foundations of Health Information Management
Course Number: 92489
Course Description: he last three decades have witnessed a phenomenal information revolution as a consequence of the internet and other information technologies. The worldwide demand for healthcare reform has led to health services moving from paper to electronic records, which has resulted in the need for more and better information. The amount of information generated by one person during an encounter with the health service is formidable, and the management of this information and its exchange between health professionals is integral to any healthcare system. The transformation to digital records requires accurate coding of clinical content to support patient safety and quality improvement. This subject exposes the student to three major components of health information management – the patient record, major documentation principles, and relevant clinical communication and information exchange systems.
Approved Equivalent: Pending For Approval