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Fall 2011 Welcome!


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Fall 2011 Welcome!

  1. 1. Welcome!<br />Health Information Technology<br />HIT 110<br />
  2. 2. Meet Your Instructor<br />Kathy Webb, BS Ed, RHIT<br />Fulltime Online Instructor<br />Little Elm, Texas<br /><br />
  3. 3. Required Textbook and CD<br />
  4. 4. Flash Drive<br />
  5. 5. This course will:<br />Explore aspects of health information management and delivery of healthcare in the acute care setting<br />Analyze health records in paper, hybrid, and electronic formats<br />Examine documentation requirements for licensure, accreditation, and certification<br />Provide numerous hands-on activities to enforce all aspects of this course<br />
  6. 6. This course will:<br />Focus on<br />Data sets used in healthcare<br />Record assembly and analysis<br />Chart location using all health record formats<br />Master Patient Index<br />Physician documentation requirements<br />Release of information<br />Record abstracting<br />
  7. 7. Discussion Board<br />Mandatory<br />Graded DBs begin in Lesson 3<br />Pay close attention to the grading rubric<br />
  8. 8. Email<br />DO NOT use the regular OTC email system for online course communication<br />DO use the email tab on our course menu<br />Check your Blackboard email tab on a daily basis, as well as our course homepage, for important information!<br />