HI 5306 Health Information System Security

(web-based instruction)

3 semester credit hours/meets part of basic informatics component 

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor 

This course will address security issues as they impact health information systems. Physical security of the hardware and software including redundancy, back up and restricted access will be discussed. Security and appropriateness of access will be addressed in terms of both hardware and software solutions. Data integrity, audit ability and system integrity will be considered along with the unique problems, which result from network access. Solutions to these concerns will be discussed in terms of industry standards, those, which already exist, and those, which are still evolving.