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315.708.81 HIT Standards and Systems Interoperability

Health Policy and Management
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Anna Orlova
Course Instructor:

Introduction to Online Learning and 315.707.81 or 309.631.81


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 Objectives:

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

  1. To Discuss health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems
  2. Discuss the main categories of HIT standards
  3. Discuss the standards harmonization process
  4. 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.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the same course as SOM 600.708.