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Department of Health Informatics
Health Information Management
BINF3405 - Management Principles for HIM
Course Description
This course explores key management techniques for health information professionals. The course provides an introduction to leadership models, theories, and skills along with management topics including critical thinking, change management, workflow analysis, human resource management, training and development, and strategic planning. It will help prepare graduates in planning, decision making, organizing, staffing, budgeting, and controlling processes in the health information management profession.
Credits/Modes of Instruction
Credits:  3
Modes of Instruction may include:
Lecture presented as MS PowerPoint Presentations
Discussion Forums
Textbook activities
Synchronous conferencing via available system (i.e. Zoom, Adobe Connect, Skype)
None. This course is open to all medical, dental, public health and health related professions students. Students must have access to the internet.
Course Goals and Outcomes:
The goal of this course is to prepare future graduates for the healthcare industry with foundational management and leadership skills. The class utilizes American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Organizational Management and Leadership Domain curriculum requirements as guidelines for this purpose.
By the end of this course, students should successfully be able to:
Learning Outcome 1 - Apply fundamental leadership concepts
Learning Outcome 2 - Utilize data-driven performance improvement techniques for decision making
Learning Outcome 3 - Plan training needs for a healthcare organization
Learning Outcome 4 - Analyze human resource strategies
Learning Outcome 5 - Examine behaviors that embrace cultural diversity
Learning Outcome 6 - Recommend appropriate management practices
American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Undergraduate Curriculum Domains addressed in this course:
Domain VI. Organizational Management and Leadership
VI.1. Facilitate fundamental leadership skills. LO1
VI.2. Assess the impact of organizational change. LO6
VI.3. Analyze human resource strategies for organizational best practices. LO4
VI.4. Leverage data-driven performance improvement techniques for decision making. LO2
VI.5. Verify financial management processes. LO6
VI.6. Examine behaviors that embrace cultural diversity. LO5
VI.7. Assess ethical standards of practice. LO4, LO6
VI.9. Facilitate training needs for a healthcare organization. LO3
VI.10. Compare project management methodologies to meet intended outcomes. LO6