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312.633.81 HEALTH MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
Internet
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Jamila Savage
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning.

Description:

Provides a broad overview of healthcare information systems with emphasis on historical foundations, current issues, and industry pressures pushing modernization and increased sophistication in the use of technology. Major topics include: an overview of healthcare use of information technology, medical informatics, public health informatics, Information Technology infrastructure, ethics in computing, computer security, consumer informatics, clinical software, computing in clinical education, research computing, IT strategy, community-wide clinical information sharing, and the future of healthcare computing.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation will be based on mid-term and final exams, online discussion participation and a paper.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required