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  Dec 18, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

MSIT 3450 - Health Informatics


Health informatics in today’s healthcare industry is driven by the need to improve quality and efficiency through the use of big data, business intelligence and performance measurement and improvement.  This course will approach practical applications of health informatics from many perspectives within the healthcare industry (i.e. physicians, hospitals, insurers, government agencies, research institutions, pharma).  Students will gain a detailed understanding of how to conduct research and identify trends in health records, evaluate healthcare operations and understand effective measurement of healthcare financial performance.  Additionally, students will explore key trends in health care technology driven by response to policy changes in the United States, such as the expansion of electronic health record systems. 

Anticipated Terms Offered: varied