Week 5 focuses on the role of the government, healthcare managers, and leaders in IT implementation. In addition, you will understand the importance of health information technology (HIT) strategic planning to organization performance and the important elements of an HIT strategic plan.
Your Learning Objectives for the Week:
- Evaluate the various functions, responsibilities, and organizational structure of a healthcare organization’s IT department, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
- Examine the design, management, and maintenance of clinical information systems to maintain healthcare data security, enhance quality, decrease costs, and improve patient safety in various healthcare settings.
- Discuss management’s role in the alignment, strategic planning, and governance of an organization’s information technology and technology systems.