Apr 16, 2021  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IF 701 - Introduction to Health Informatics


This course introduces the fundamentals of health informatics, beginning with technology and the health IT (HIT) landscape. It presents the architecture behind modern data collection, processing, and exchange mechanisms while emphasizing electronic health records (EHRs) and interoperability. Evidence-based practice (EBP) and relevant theories underscore the importance of leveraging IT in healthcare. Other topics include HIT history, data privacy and security, quality measures, and regulations and legislation shaping HIT compliance.

Prerequisites & Notes
(Special registration restriction: Bachelors degree) 

Credits: 3