University of Technology Sydney

92035 Health Information Management Principles and Practice

6cp; To comply with health advice from NSW Health, the planned delivery of this subject for Spring 2021 has been adjusted. Activities planned for campus in the first four weeks of session are being moved online. Activities for the remainder of the session will be scheduled on campus only if the public health situation permits face to face learning in available teaching spaces. Please log into Canvas and monitor your UTS email for the latest advice concerning subject delivery and assessment information.
Requisite(s): 92032 Digital Health for Health Information Professionals AND 92033c Health Classification and Terminologies A AND 92031 Fundamentals of Health Information and Records Management
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Professional studies subject


This subject covers the concepts, principles and practice relating to contemporary issues of health information management and health informatics applications. Students further expand on their knowledge of the legislative requirements and ethical obligations for access, privacy and confidentiality of personal health information. Students gain practical experience in the evaluation of electronic health records systems and digital health initiatives as well as in the coding of medical records.

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