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HA 624

Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Health Management and Policy

Information Systems in Health Care

This course will focus on the life cycle approach to information systems development. Phases of this approach include systems analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and evaluation. This approach has a technological, financial, and human factors component. The decision making and planning role of administration as well as the need on how to maximize the utilization of current systems is stressed. Topics include the information needs of the strategic planning process, administrative function and clinical care. The course will involve site visits. Prereq: HA 602 and 642.