MSU Billings Catalog

HIT - Health Information Technology

HIT 101 Intro Health Care Informatics. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Introduces how multidisciplinary fields use health information technology. This course provides an overview of the subject including history, basic knowledge of health care technology, and information and tools as applied in support of health care delivery. Students will gain an introduction to the complexities of health care and how information technology fits withing the U.S. health care system.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Computer Technologies - COT

HIT 265 Elec Health Rec in Med Practic. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring

Prerequisites: CAPP 120, AHMS 220. Introduces concepts of use and maintenance of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. Includes skill development for navigation, implementation, and how to achieve a paperless office environment. Explores issues around privacy, security, government regulations, and ethical/legal aspects involved with medical records in a health information technology environment.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: Computer Technologies - COT