Healthcare Business Informatics

The Healthcare Business Informatics curriculum prepares individuals for employment as specialists in installation, data management, data archiving/retrieval, system design and support, and computer training for medical information systems.

Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to informatics, systems analysis, networking technology, computer/network security, data warehousing, archiving and retrieval of information, and healthcare computer infrastructure support.

Graduates should qualify for employment as database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, informatics technology professionals, systems analysts, networking and security technicians, and computer maintenance professionals in the healthcare field.

Contact John Daugherty at 252-493-7373 or jdaugher@email.pittcc.edu for more information.

Database/Data Warehouse Analyst
Technical Support Professional
Informatics Technology Professional
Systems Analyst
Networking and Security Technician
Computer Maintenance Professional

Intro to Healthcare Management
Intro to Computers
Database Concepts
Issues and Trends in HBI
Survey of Medical Insurance
Data Management and Utilization
HBI Project
Survey of Medical Terms
Networking Basics
Operating Systems Concepts
Security Concepts
Information Systems Business Concepts
Database Programming I
Intro to Health Information Networking
Infrastructure & Application Support in Healthcare
Windows Single User or Linux/Unix Single User
Tech Support Functions
Advance Hardware/Software Support
Legal Aspects of Healthcare Administration

Students will demonstrate the technical skills necessary
to function as HBI specialists in the healthcare field.
Students will demonstrate effective communication skills with clients.
Students will demonstrate professional behaviors consistent with client expectations.