HC 4640 - Healthcare Database Applications
This course covers the growing functions of security in healthcare data and specifically elaborates on the vulnerabilities and emerging solutions for dealing with data once it is stored. The course surveys database architecture, including an exploration of terminologies and standards and how these impact interoperability of data in warehouses. A significant portion of this course focuses on the specifics of medical coding and how this if affected by the 4P perspectives. This framework is generated from the natural flow of healthcare delivery starting with the patient, moving to the provider, progressing on to the payer, and evolving into population health. The course wraps up with a compilation of SQL abilities and the influence of their practical application. Prerequisites: HC 4600 for certificate students, OR HC 4600 (or Academic Director approval) for concentration students.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Healthcare Leadership to see the next time this course is offered.