2021-2022 Catalog Vol. 82 
    
    May 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog Vol. 82 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HITT 2343 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement

CIP Code: 51.0707

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 1
External Hours: 0

Contact Hour Total: 64


Study of quality standards and methodologies in the health information management environment. Topics include licensing, accreditation, compilation and presentation of data in statistical formats, quality management and performance improvement functions, utilization management, risk management, and medical staff data quality issues. Approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementation of quality management and reporting through electronic systems and approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementation of quality management and reporting through electronic systems.

The student must achieve a grade of 70% or higher to complete the course.

Prerequisite(s): HITT 1301 Health Data Content and Structure

HITT 1353 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information

Corequisite(s): None

Co-enrolled: None Notes: Five-year time limit if a student sat out for more than 1 academic year. 
Course Fee: 24
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM) course



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