HIT 332 - Performance Improvement and Data Analysis

This course covers the use of review methodologies required by third party reimbursement agencies to insure that patients receive appropriate medical care. The principles of form design and quality control procedures will be examined. Students will design and create a quality evaluation form, then complete an evaluation of the quality and completeness of inpatient charts and submit a written report with graphs to illustrate and support their findings. An assessment exam of previous HIT courses is given the first week of classes as per accreditation requirements.
Prerequisites: HIT 203, HIT 204, HIT 207, HIT 208, HIT 210, BIO 426 or departmental approval
Corequisites: HIT 334 and CIS 207

Course Credit: 3