May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 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.

Credits: 3