2011 Demonstration of Program Outcomes
MS in IT Health Information Management

Source: Aggregated outcome assessment results from 2011 capstone courses.


Analyze the architecture used to manage health care systems.

0% Non-Performance: Does not explain the architecture used to manage health care systems or its impact on health care system management.

1% Basic: Explains the architecture used to manage health care systems; correctly uses basic terminology to explain technical aspects of the architecture, but does not analyze the impact on health care system management.

27% Proficient: Analyzes the architecture used to manage health care systems; in the analysis, describes how major technical factors of the architecture specifically affect health care system management and delivery of data.

73% Distinguished: Thoroughly analyzes architecture used to manage health care systems including how major technical factors of architecture specifically affect health care system management, data delivery, and architecture effectiveness.

Analyze the standards used to manage health care data.

0% Non-Performance: Does not identify standards or explain how they apply to health care data management practices.

4% Basic: Explains standards used to manage health care data and their interrelationship with health care data management practices.

27% Proficient: Analyzes standards used to manage data, including ability to support health care data management, importance of standards compliance, and technical requirements related to user access and transmission.

69% Distinguished: Thoroughly analyzes standards used to manage data, including ability to support and drive data management, risks of noncompliance, technical requirements and best practices related to user access and transmission.

Demonstrate health information data research and analysis.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate health information data research and analysis; selects nonscholarly resources; does not describe how research information applies to organizational problems or can support data management decisions.

1% Basic: Demonstrates inconsistent health information data research and analysis; selects scholarly research but not necessarily statistical evidence; bases some conclusions on faulty or inaccurate information and assumptions.

28% Proficient: Demonstrates health information data research and analysis; selects, analyzes, and applies appropriate scholarly research and statistical evidence to organizational problems and decision making.

71% Distinguished: Demonstrates comprehensive health information data research and analysis; selects, analyzes, and integrates scholarly research and statistical evidence, summarizes findings in a manner appropriate for management.

Evaluate health care organization, process, and delivery.

0% Non-Performance: Does not identify health care organization, processes, and delivery systems or explain how they can impact an organization or quality of patient care.

2% Basic: Identifies structures, processes, and delivery systems in place; explains how they impact business and quality of patient care; recognizes perspectives of various stakeholders but does not recognize priorities.

17% Proficient: Evaluates health care organization, process, and delivery; recognizes priorities of stakeholders; evaluates ability of structure and processes to effectively deliver health care data management solutions.

82% Distinguished: Thoroughly evaluates health care organization, process, and delivery; evaluates how conflicting priorities among stakeholders impact ability to deliver data management solutions; evaluates receptiveness to change.

Demonstrate knowledge of and security management of health care data.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate knowledge of and security management of health care data; does not demonstrate understanding of health care data or requirements for managing it securely.

0% Basic: Demonstrates limited knowledge and security management of health care data; demonstrates understanding of data, but not associated risks; demonstrates requirements, but not strategies, for managing it securely.

28% Proficient: Demonstrates knowledge of and security management of health care data; demonstrates understanding of and risks associated with health care data, and requirements and strategies for managing it securely.

72% Distinguished: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and security management of health care data; understands relevant industry issues, associated risks, requirements and strategies for managing it securely from all perspectives.

Demonstrate leadership and management skills in the health care field.

0% Non-Performance: Does not demonstrate leadership and management skills; does not recognize strategic management, planning, communication management skills or strategies or relationship to industry and organizational demands.

1% Basic: Demonstrates limited leadership and management skills; recognizes effective strategic management, planning, communication skills and strategies, but not relationship to industry and organizational requirements.

41% Proficient: Demonstrates leadership and management skills; demonstrates effective strategic management, planning, and communication skills and strategies that reflect industry and organizational equirements.

58% Distinguished: Demonstrates expert leadership and management skills; effective strategic management, planning, and communication skills; and strategies positioned for industry, global organizations, and multinational marketplaces.