May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCA 622 - Health Care Technology and Informatics


Units: 4
Provides an introduction to information technology and informatics, a review of the effects of information on health service design and delivery, and an examination of the primary types of health information tools, including electronic health records, telehealth and mobile health. 

Prerequisites: Admission to the MS-HCA program and HCA 612.
Co-requisites: HCA 621.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze the factors that affected the evolution of core health care information systems and technology.
  2. Identify current and emerging challenges in HIS/HIT adoption.
  3. Apply the project management process and principles to create a project plan for an HIS implementation, including a risk mitigation plan.
  4. Describe health informatics and discuss their importance in today’s health care organizations.
  5. Identify data analytics models used in health care and discuss the use of data in delivery evidence-based care.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of established industry standards as they relate to data exchange, privacy, and information security.
  7. Create formal class presentations that demonstrate the ability to think critically, take information from different sources and create something new, and work collaboratively in a team with diverse team members.
  8. Utilize APA publishing guidelines for writing research papers, discussion papers, and critical essays that demonstrate an integration of knowledge, are well-organized and well-written, demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among material obtained from all sources, reflect critical thinking, and are free of plagiarism.




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