Oct 02, 2022  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HITP 120 - Introduction to Health Information Technology

Credits: 3

An in-depth study of the origin, use, content, format, and management of health records in a variety of settings. The student is introduced to the various health care organizations that are responsible for providing health care in America and how health information is a vital component of the health care delivery system. This class focuses on storage and retrieval systems, numbering and filing systems, record retention, and the basic functions on the HIM (Health Information Management) department, including quantitative analysis, abstracting, incomplete chart control and release of information. Indices and special registries will also be studied.

Offered: Fall and Spring.
Three lecture hours.

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