University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Health Information Technology (HIT)

HIT 101 - Intro to Healthcare Informatic. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Offered at Missoula College. Introduces the discipline of healthcare informatics. 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. 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.

HIT 291 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Offered at Missoula College. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

HIT 292 - Independent Study. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered intermittently. Offered at Missoula College. Course material appropriate to the needs and objectives of the individual student.