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315.708.81 HIT Standards and Systems Interoperability

Health Policy and Management
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Anna Orlova
Course Instructor:
  • Anna O. Orlova

Introduction to Online Learning and 315.707.81 or 309.631.81


Students learn the health information technology (HIT) standards critical to the successful implementation of local, regional, national and international health information systems. Target competencies are to specify user (clinicians, public health professionals) needs for an information system that will supports data collection and exchanges in the process of solving a public health problem; identify HIT standards for such information system; and learn about user role in a national HIT standardization 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 standardization process
  4. participate in the design of information systems in public health or clinical settings
Methods of Assessment:

Student Evaluation is based on responses to the discussions questions, online presentation and final assignment

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the same course as SOM 600.904