HIMT 340. Ethical issues, Security Management and Compliance. 3 Credits.
This course introduces three broad subjects: 1? evidence-based medical ethics pertaining to healthcare information management, 2) framework of healthcare information security management including security principles, policies and procedures, security management models, risk assessment, and protection mechanisms, 3) healthcare regulations and compliance with focuses on the legislative systems, policies, and legal environment in the U.S. and the existing health information laws, regulations and standards. Also addressed are the elements and development of compliance programs.
Fall and Spring.