Learning Outcomes for the B.S. in Health Information Management

Prerequisite or Evidence of Knowledge

  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Computer Concepts and Applications
  • Math Statistics

Domain I. Data Governance, Content, and Structure

  1. Compare diverse stakeholder perspectives through the delivery of health care services.
  2. Analyze strategies for the management of information.
  3. Evaluate policies and strategies to achieve data integrity.
  4. Recommend compliance of health record content across the health system.
  5. Utilize classification systems, clinical vocabularies, and nomenclatures.
  6. Evaluate data dictionaries and data sets for compliance with governance standards.

Domain II. Information Protection: Access, Use, Disclosure, Privacy, and Security

  1. Recommend privacy strategies for health information.
  2. Recommend security strategies for health information.
  3. Analyze compliance requirements throughout the health information life cycle.

Domain III. Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use

  1. Examine health informatics concepts for the management of health information.
  2. Analyze technologies for health information management.
  3. Interpret statistics for health services.
  4. Examine health care findings with data visualizations.
  5. Compare research methodologies pertaining to health care.
  6. Manage data within a database management system.
  7. Identify standards for exchange of health information.

Domain IV. Revenue Cycle Management

  1. Evaluate assignment of diagnostic and procedural codes and groupings in  accordance with official guidelines.
  2. Manage components of the revenue cycle.
  3. Evaluate compliance with regulatory requirements and reimbursement methodologies.

Domain V. Health Law & Compliance

  1. Comply with legal processes impacting health information.
  2. Evaluate compliance with external forces.
  3. Analyze components of risk management as related to a health organization.
  4. Analyze the impact of policy on health care.

Domain VI. Organizational Management & Leadership

  1. Facilitate fundamental leadership skills.
  2. Assess the impact of organizational change.
  3. Analyze human resource strategies for organizational best practices.
  4. Leverage data-driven performance improvement techniques for decision making.
  5. Verify financial management processes.
  6. Examine behaviors that embrace cultural diversity.
  7. Assess ethical standards of practice.
  8. Facilitate consumer engagement activities.
  9. Facilitate training needs for a healthcare organization.
  10. Compare project management methodologies to meet intended outcomes.