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Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Anna Orlova
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Students learn the data, information, and knowledge standards critical to the successful implementation of local, regional, and national health-related information systems. Target competencies are to identify the appropriate level of HITSP standards for an informatics problem, and select the appropriate standard within that level; create use cases and an organizational process to define an interoperability standard for a specific healthcare/regional situation; participate in a national standards-creation process.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
To Discuss health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems
Discuss the main categories of HIT standards
Discuss the standards harmonization process
participate in the design of information systems in public health

Methods of Assessment: Student Evaluation is based on participation in live-chats an on-line presentation and final assignment.
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 15
Instructor Consent: No consent required

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. Introduction to On-line learning and 315.707.81 or 309.631.81

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • ME
Special Comments: This is the same course as SOM 600.708.