Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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AHMS 108 - Health Data Content Structure

Credit(s): 3

This course offers an in-depth analysis of data mobility including the hardware infrastructure (wires, wireless, and devices supporting them), the ISO stack, standards, internet protocols, federations and grids, the NHIN and other nationwide approaches. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Explain the functions of all layers of the ISO OSI models, including how they are interconnected and supported.
  • Recommend components of networking hardware that meet standards and support information exchange.
  • Analyze standards associated with the EHR functional model, the PHR functional model, and the family of profiles associated with specific domain functional requirements.
  • Explain the process and value of EHR certification.
  • Describe data standards required for the interoperable exchange of health care data, including terminology, data elements, document standards, imaging standards, and medical device standards.
  • Describe components of health IT standards (including HL7 and TC215) for health information exchange used by various stakeholders.
  • Examine additional standards related to shared and effective use of data, including clinical decision support.
  • Describe enterprise architecture models, including centralization vs. federation and grids, service oriented architectures, and local implementations with respect to systems from single units to organizations, regions (RHIOS and HIEs), states, and nationwide healthcare information systems (NHIN).
  • Incorporate professional and regulatory standards related to privacy, confidentiality, and security when implementing and maintaining networks and health information exchange systems, including NHIN.

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