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HCM 119 - Information Systems in Health Care Management

Code Start Date Duration Venue
HCM 119 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
HCM 119 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

 The course is designed to prepare trainees to analyze and design information systems in health services organizations. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the ability to define operational and strategic objectives for health services management information systems and to guide the design of systems to meet those objectives.  Particular emphasis will be placed upon the operational planning and design of systems, and the proper interpretation and utilization of processed information for program management purposes.  Software for clinical data collection, storage and patient management (including the maintenance of confidentiality) will be addressed using analytical thinking to evaluate both software and hardware choices.

Course Objectives

  • Explaining the functions of computerized information systems designed for the management of health services programs
  • Analyzing health services management objectives and translate them into output requirements
  • Defining data quality control tools and system protection
  • Describing the operation of computers and communication networks
  • Comparing the costs and benefits of various types of health care data processing systems
  • Understanding the features of software designed for health care personnel management
  • Understanding the features of software designed for electronic medical records
  • Explaining medical records privacy and ethical issues related to patient information

Who Should Attend?

  • Public health professionals
  • Health promoters, health policy makers
  • Those who wish to understand information systems for health care management systems

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Operational and Strategic Uses of Information Systems in Health Care Management and Health Insurance
  • Analyzing Organizational Activities and Procedures
  • Translating Organizational Activities Into Output Requirements
  • Derivation of Input Content From Output Requirements

Day 2

  • Data Quality Control
  • Data Communications and System Architecture
  • Input Devices and Output Devices
  • Operating Systems
  • Internal Organization and Operation of Computers

Day 3

  • Hardware Alternatives: Microcomputers, Mainframe Computers
  • The Future of Hardware
  • Insider Cyber Threats
  • Viruses and Spyware
  • Secondary Storage Devices
  • Processing Modes and Their Relative Costs

Day 4

  • Telemedicine
  • Health Care Applications Software 
  • Electronic Medical (Health) Records
  • Patient Scheduling Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Decision Support Software
  • The Internet and its use in Health Care Management

Day 5

  • Distributed Processing
  • Information Systems to Support Integrated Delivery Systems
  • Web-based Medical Records
  • Medical Records Privacy and Ethical Issues Related to Patient Information
  • The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Data Encryption and Digital Signatures