HCI 505 The Business of Health Informatics, 3 credits

This course presents a detailed review of the structure of provider, payer, and other health care organizations along with the workflow in these types of organizations and their information systems needs. It addresses how informatics assists these organizations, how information is used in business and clinical operations, and how information technologists interact with business and clinical stakeholders in provider, payer, and other healthcare organizations. Students will analyze the informatics function and organizational relationships in their organizations.

Prerequisite: HCI 500 and current enrollment in the MSHI program.