HIMA310 Electronics Health Records Fundamentals (3 semester hours)

This course examines the emerging technology of Electronic Health Records through conceptual theory of health information systems used in health care delivery systems including terminology and essential concepts of health information systems. An overview of varied automated administrative, clinical and financial systems is given. Additionally, the course covers structure of electronic health records (EHRs). Content includes overview of health care industry’s transitioning to electronic health record systems, components of EHRs, technologies used for input into EHRs, and privacy and security issues affecting access to and use of patient information.