This course covers the various healthcare databases, both internal and external to care centers, and how they are networked together. The course will look at the capabilities and interfaces of current electronic medical records (EMRs) that serve as the starting point for patient care. Data collection and data entry limitations will be discussed in terms of how they can affect patient care.
Course prerequisite(s): 
655.767 Healthcare System Conceptual Design or permission of the student’s faculty advisor and the instructor.