Health Information Technology (HIT)

HIT 101 - Intro to Healthcare Informatic. 3 Credits.

Offered at Missoula College. Introduces the discipline of healthcare information technology. An overview of the subject including history, basic knowledge of healthcare informatics and tools as applied in support of healthcare delivery. Students will gain an introductory level about the complexities of health care and how informatics fits within the US Healthcare System.

HIT 265 - Electronic Health Records. 3 Credits.

Offered at Missoula College. Prereq., HIT 101. An introduction to the electronic health record (EHR). Students will study the use of the EHR in improving healthcare quality, accessibility, and cost-effectiveness. EHR implementation and its use within the internal clinical office will be examined. The EHR will be studied in the context of a comprehensive Health Information System (HIS) supporting our society?s interdisciplinary clinical healthcare system.