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HIT 224 - Quality Management in Healthcare

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Lab Contact Hours: 1
Description: This course is designed for the student to review methods by which a healthcare organization measures, assesses and improves the quality, safety and effectiveness of healthcare services. Topics explored include traditional quality assessment, performance improvement methodologies, utilization/resource/case management, risk management, infection control, credentialing and the role of oversight agencies. Patient satisfaction as an important and commonly used indicator for measuring the quality in health care will also be covered. Lab activities will include data abstraction and analysis for quality reporting and use of electronic applications.

Prerequisites: HIT 130 . HIT 162 .
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Fall Only
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