Healthcare Management And Information Systems

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Course Description

In this course, students will explore the comprehensive world of healthcare information and management. Throughout the modules, students will learn about the history of the healthcare system as well as the current best practices in the field. They will explore the innovative technologies being developed and applied in patient care and patient privacy. Students will become familiar with the specific terminology utilized within the clinical and information technology systems. Students will investigate the complexities of the business of healthcare including data organization and security considerations. Finally, students will identify the ways in which communication and leadership go hand in hand with a thriving career in healthcare information and management systems.


This course prepares students for the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) certification exam.

Course Requirements

Grade Level





1 Semester

Credit Value




Major Concepts

Module 1: Healthcare
Module 2: Technology
Module 3: Clinical Informatics
Module 4: The Systems Development Life Cycle Part I
Module 5: The Systems Development Life Cycle Part II
Module 6: Communication
Module 7: Management and Leadership Part I
Module 8: Management and Leadership Part II