Healthcare IT Decoded

Begin Your Health IT Journey

Are you Interested in understanding the basics of Health Information Technology or Health-IT? Yes, the look no further.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the basics of Revenue Cycle Management (The Billing Cycle) in Healthcare IT.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of HL7, FHIR, EDI and other messaging standards.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various terminology standards like ICD, SNOMED, LOINC, RxNorm.
  • Understand the basics of Medical Records and their journey towards becoming Electronic Medical Records.
  • Understand impact of regulatory changes in Healthcare and its impact on Technology/IT.

Course Content

  • Introduction and Basics –> 3 lectures • 19min.
  • Revenue Cycle Management –> 9 lectures • 1hr 35min.
  • Health Insurances –> 2 lectures • 27min.
  • The Claim File – UB04 –> 4 lectures • 33min.
  • Electronic Medical Records –> 8 lectures • 1hr 11min.
  • Tidal Wave of Regulations –> 7 lectures • 1hr 21min.
  • Data Transmission Standards –> 16 lectures • 2hr 24min.
  • Terminology Standards in Healthcare –> 7 lectures • 38min.
  • Additional Topics –> 2 lectures • 31min.
  • Health IT Job Market –> 2 lectures • 19min.

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Are you Interested in understanding the basics of Health Information Technology or Health-IT? Yes, the look no further.

This course has been designed considering various parameters. I combine my experience of over twenty years in Health IT and more than ten years in teaching the same to students of various backgrounds (Technical as well as Non-Technical). I have leveraged PowerPoint  as a whiteboard wherever possible and drive the explanation of some of the concepts in an simple but engaging manner.

In this course you will learn the following

  • Introduction and Basics – History of Healthcare
  • Revenue Cycle Management – Front, Middle and Back Office
  • Health Insurances – How it all started, The Concept of sliding scale
  • Understanding the Institutional Claim File (UB04) and the various data elements present in the same; Revenue Code, Condition Codes, HCPCS Codes
  • Electronic Medical Records – POMR, SOAP, HIMSS 7 Stages of EMR Adoption, EPIC & Meditech Modules
  • The Tidal wave of Regulations – ARRA, Meaningful Use, ACO’s, ICD-9 to ICD-10
  • Data Transmission Standards – HL7, EDI, DICOM, CCD, FHIR
  • Terminology Standards – RxNorm, NDC, NDF-RT, MED-RT, LOINC, SNOMED-CT
  • Additional Topics – Patient Health Records, Health Information Exchange, Clinical Quality Reporting
  • The Health IT Job Market – Types of Organization to look out for and the different kind or roles one can search or look for in the future.
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