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Undergraduate Curriculum Guide

Graduate Curriculum Guide

Courses

HIMS 5635 (3) - Quality Management and Performance Improvement in Health Care*
Continuous quality management measures and tools including patient safety and satisfaction, regulatory requirements, benchmarking, causal analysis, outcomes, clinical guidelines and pathways, risk management and utilization review.

HIMS 5650 (3) - Information Technology*
In depth analysis of patient, administrative and financial information systems and management practices to support systems. Emphasis on government involvement in health information technology and information exchanges. 

HIMS 5550 (3) – Human Factors in Health Care*
Students learn human factors theories and concepts that are used in developing interventions to improve patient safety. Emphasis on formative evaluation methodologies and implementation science theory.

HIMS 5700 (3) – Project in Health Information Management and Systems*
Students apply theoretical knowledge acquired from the certificate program to a project that closely resembles what would be done in a realistic work environment. During the project, students apply critical thinking skills to solve a real-world problem, from assessing the problem itself to applying suitable and appropriate methods to generate one or more solutions to the problem. 

*Availability of coursework subject to change.