This course introduces the student to the technology, legislation, and industry practices of the ethical management of healthcare information(Healthcare Informatics). The student will be exposed to latest trends, technologies, and best practices in manageing healthcare information. The student will develop a fuctional understanding of HIPPA, information systems, data quality, informatic, and the value of medical databases. Legal and ethical issues related to health information technology and health information exchanges will be explored. Prerequestits: HCM 300 or permission of the instructor.