Feb 07, 2023  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIM 4600 - Health Care Process Improvement


Prerequisite(s): HIM 3000 HIM 3700  and HIM 3800 
Operations management, organizational behavior and health services research is explored in this course, with special attention on Total Quality Management (TQM) and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI). The starting point for quality improvement is understanding the types and causes of system variation. Measurement, variation and CQI tools and techniques are described and practiced, guided by multiple case studies in a variety of health care organizations. Careful examination is given to maximizing the performance of quality improvement teams, measuring customer satisfaction, managing risk, forging a safety culture, educating health professionals and the role of accreditation in promoting quality and safety. Credit(s): 3 (3 plus 0)



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