Introduction to Health Informatics is designed to provide a discussion of the various facets of health informatics of interest to the healthcare professional.
This course is designed to provide a discussion of the various facets of MIS, including acquiring, storing and interpreting information of interest to the informaticist and healthcare professional.
This course introduces data management and database technologies, including relational database systems and the structured query language (SQL). In addition, data warehousing and more analytic databases also are introduced, along with online analytic processing (OLAP) tools to support decision making. Data quality issues, emerging cloud databases and other special topics will round out the coverage. Finally, the course offers a brief introduction to data mining techniques.
Integrated electronic medical records is designed to provide an overview of the functions, limitations, opportunities and challenges presented by this very rapidly developing branch of information technology in the healthcare environment.