MEDR 1223 - Health Data Management

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1114 with C or better and MEDR 1132 with C or better and MEDR 1133 with C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that covers health data structure, content, and standards as well as healthcare statistics and research. Topics of study include the collection and maintenance of health data; application of policies and procedure to ensure the accuracy of health data; verification of timeliness, completeness, accuracy, and appropriateness of data and data sources for patient care, management, billing reports, registries, and databases; collection, maintenance, and reporting of data for clinical indices, databases, and registries to meet organizational needs; and comprehensive of basic descriptive, institutional and healthcare vital statistics.