AAPS MD and DO All boards of certification now require that medical practitioners demonstrate, by examination, continuing mastery of the core knowledge and skills for a chosen specialty. Recertification varies by particular specialty between every seven and every ten years.
Presentation covers fundamental concepts necessary for the design, use, and implementation of relational database systems. Focus is on basic concepts of database modeling and design, the languages and facilities provided by database management systems, and techniques for implementing relational database systems.
Topics include implementation concepts and techniques for database design, query optimization, concurrency control, recovery, and integrity. A foundation for managing databases in important environments is provided.
Assignments require use of a remote access laboratory. Introduction to Health Care Administration HCAD 3 Credits An introduction to the principles of management and leadership as the foundations for the administration of health care products and service delivery.
The evolution of management principles and practices are traced and the bases for health care administration are analyzed. Emphasis is on the management of global health care systems in technological societies and the need for innovation and creativity in health care administration.
Focus is on mastering graduate-level critical thinking, writing, and ethical decision making skills. An in-depth study of health care economics and the financial management of health care organizations. The economic principles underlying the American health care market and the financial management of health services organizations within that market are examined.
Analysis covers free market and mixed market economies; barriers to free market economies; health care industry regulation, licensure, and certification; and various coverage and health care payment mechanisms.
Topics also include reimbursement mechanisms and their effect on health care provider organizations, managed care, capitation, and per case or per diagnosis payment, as well as how these financial strategies are utilized by third-party payers.
Focus is on financial challenges such as uncompensated care, cost increases, increased competition, and increased regulation and how health care providers should respond to them.
Ratio analysis, cost analysis, working capital, capital budgeting and investment in relation to net present value and value added to the organization, and other financial management techniques are also discussed. Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration HCAD 3 Credits A comprehensive analysis of the more significant legal issues encountered by health care administrators and the ramifications of those issues.
Both theoretical and practical applications of law are addressed with an analytical focus on the prompt identification of legal and bioethical issues arising from and affecting various health care employment settings. The intersection of law, ethics, and bioethics is scrutinized in various contexts.
The principles of health care law in a complex constitutional system are examined in relation to current proposals and policy developments in areas such as privacy, contracts, tort reform, and the regulation of the health care marketplace.
Topics include legal and regulatory constraints imposed on the health care industry, the liability of health care providers, the rights of patients, employment law and labor relations, and administrative law for health care organizations. Emphasis is on the analysis of clinical and administrative data to assist in decision making; health care planning; research; reporting to local, state and national entities; and policy development.
Topics include institutional review boards, ethics in research, the research process, epidemiology, case mix, vital statistics, registries, interpretation and presentation of data, data collection, and quality outcomes and measures.
Topics include data mapping, data structures, clinical terminology, and classification systems. Discussion also covers ICD, health record content, documentation standards, data management policies and procedures, meaningful use, data sources, and information governance.Faculty of Clinical Informatics transforming health, care and medicine through knowledge, data, information, knowledge and information technology in healthcare.
You’ll help hospitals make the transition from traditional record keeping, care delivery and more, to the latest systems.
The science of informatics is inherently interdisciplinary, drawing on (and contributing to) a large number of other component fields, including computer science, decision science, information science, management science, cognitive science, and organizational theory.
Read Nov-Dec President's Column from JAMIA, which provides an update on this topic: Subspecialty Certification in Clinical InformaticsRead news release Sept. 22, 'Clinical Informatics Becomes a Medical Subspecialty Following ABMS Decision.'Listen to .
In assigned groups, in a paper (1,, words), discuss the concept of interoperability and health information exchange (HIE), and the how you would approach the other groups (public, clinical, ancillary, software/medical device vendors and other health care informatics .
VIRTUAL MEETINGS. SELF-PACED LEARNING CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN HEALTH INFORMATICS (CPHI): ADVANCEMENT IN HEALTH INFORMATICS.
The self-paced CPHI Advancement in Health Informatics series can help you on the road to CPHI certification.