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INFO-B 544 Professional Practicum in Health Information Management II

1-6 credits

Prerequisites: INFO B543 Professional Practicum in Health Information Management I

This course provides professional practice experience. Students complete the project-based practicum under the direction of the assigned site supervisor. The student develops a project and presentation for the site. The student conducts all necessary research and applies project management tools and skills in completing the project.

Learning Outcomes

  • Manage the use of clinical data required by various payment and reimbursement systems.
  • Apply principles of healthcare finance for revenue management.
  • Implement processes for revenue cycle management and reporting.
  • Appraise current laws and standards related to health information initiatives.
  • Determine processes for compliance with current laws and standards related to health information initiatives and the revenue cycle.
  • Construct and maintain processes, policies, and procedures to ensure the accuracy of coded data based on established guidelines.
  • Take part in effective negotiating and use influencing skills.
  • Discover personal leadership style using contemporary leadership theory and principles.
  • Take part in effective communication through project reports, business reports and professional communications.
  • Apply personnel management skills.
  • Take part in enterprise-wide committees.
  • Demonstrate effective team and consensus building.
  • Interpret concepts of change management theories, techniques, and leadership.
  • Analyze and redesign workflow processes and responsibilities to meet organizational needs.
  • Construct performance management measures.
  • Graphically depict workflow concepts.
  • Create and implement staff orientation and training programs.
  • Apply general principles of management in the administration of health information services.
  • Promote ethical standards of practice.
  • Apply project management techniques to ensure efficient workflow and appropriate outcomes.
  • Facilitate project management by integrating work efforts.
  • Manage information as a key strategic resource and mission tool.

Course Delivery

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