HIT 201 Health Statistics and Data Analysis (3 credits)

This course reviews descriptive and vital statistics, reporting documents, definitions and formulae for computing hospital and public health statistics. It will cover the management of health information as it relates to data collection, analysis and presentation. Topics will include the collection, analysis and display of data for quality assurance, utilization review, risk management and reimbursement. Students will be required to complete assignments utilizing a simulated electronic medical record system during and outside of class time. Prerequisites: HIT 101 and MAT 088, or equivalent.