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315.703.81 Health Sciences Informatics Evaluation

Health Policy and Management
1st term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Nancy Roderer
Course Instructor:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.


Health Informatics Evaluation provides an overview and introduction to basic methods for evaluating health information systems. It provides students opportunities to find and review evaluation studies as well as to learn and then apply standard models and methods used in the evaluation of health information systems. The course is recommended for students who will be selecting/designing, building, implementing and improving health information systems in clinical, public health and basic sciences domains. It is also useful to policy makers making decisions about health information systems.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. plann and evaluate methods used in health informatics
  2. find and critically review informatics planning and evaluation projects
  3. identify the need for evaluation of an informatics system and develop an evaluation plan relevant to that need
Methods of Assessment:

Will be based course project and participation in live-chats

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the same course as SOM 600.703.