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Business of Health IT (BHIT) (S346)

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Classes will be offered in the Fall of 2018.  Dates will be released in early August.

Quality Improvement introduces the concepts of health IT and practice workflow redesign as instruments of quality improvement. It addresses establishing a culture that supports increased quality and safety. It also discusses approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementing quality management and reporting through electronic systems. 
An overview of specialized public health applications such as registries, epidemiological databases, biosurveillance, and situational awareness and emergency response. Includes information exchange issues specific to public health.
Course Outline:
Quality Improvement
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement & Health IT
  • Principles of Quality & Safety for HIT
  • Introduction to Reliability
  • Reliability, Culture of Safety & HIT
  • Decision Support for Quality Improvement
  • Workflow Design
  • HIT Design to Support Teamwork & Communication
  • HIT & Infecting a Patient Safety Culture
  • HIT Implementation Planning for Quality & Safety
  • Measuring Quality
  • Data Quality Improvement
  • Learning from mistakes: Error Reporting & Analysis & HIT
  • ISO Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)
  • Network Media & Hardware Communication Devices
  • National & International Standards Developing Organizations
  • Basic Health Data Standards
  • Health Data Interchange Standards
  • EHR Functional Model Standards
  • Supporting Standards for EHR Application
  • Enterprise Architecture Models
  • Privacy, Confidentiality & Security Issues & Standards
  • Health Information Exchange
Public Health
  • Overview & Contributing to public Health through EHR Use
  • Privacy, Confidentiality & Security of Public Health Information
  • Data Standards in Public Health IT
  • Public Health Enabled Electronic Health Records, Decision Support, & Their Role in the Meaningful Use of Healthcare Technology
  • Epidemiological Databases & Registries
  • Biosurveillance
  • Monitoring, Investigating, and Empowering Public Health with EHRs
  • The Potential of Public HIT for Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Quality Reporting
  • Encouraging adoption/use of population health functions for EHRs and Consumer functions for PHRs
Register for the MNHIT Level 3 Certificate for $665 (a savings of $40) which includes 3 courses:

   Business of Health IT (BHIT)
   Electronic Health Records Bootcamp - Virtual Lab (EBOT)
   Health IT Project Management (HIPM)

Contact us at 952-358-8343 if you would like to register for the MNHIT Level 3 Certificate

Class Details

0 Sessions
Online 24/7

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Chris Espersen 

CEUs : 7



Please read: 
  • Materials are included in online format.
  • Recommended Prerequisite: WKFL
  • Contact us at 952-358-8343 if you would like to register for the MNHIT Level 3 Series for $665 (a savings of $40) which includes 3 courses:
    1. 1)Business of Health IT (BHIT)
      2)Electronic Health Records Bootcamp - Virtual Lab (EBOT)
      3)Health IT Project Management (HIPM)



    Registration Closes On
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
    6/13/2018 - 12/31/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Chris Espersen 

    Contact Us! - 952.358.8343
    Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

    9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

    A member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System