Jul 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIT 664 - Health IT Law and Ethics

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This course provides an overview of the United States legal construct and system, including an emphasis on important legal procedures and principles affecting health information technology and management. The course also covers the ethical issues involved in health information technology and management. The student will learn how to think through legal problems consistent with ethical norms, and how to analyze business risks in light of operative legal constructs. Students will study ethical and legal considerations related to health information technology from several, varying perspectives, including those of consumers, providers, payers, and researchers. Students will work in groups during certain exercises, role play in real and hypothetical case studies, and make a final presentation of a comprehensive legal and ethical health IT problem as their course project.

 



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