UM SPH Academic Courses
HMP668 Introduction to Health Informatics
- 3 Credit Hour(s)
Zheng, Kai; Friedman, Charles
- Prerequisites: Graduate status
- Description: This course introduces students to the concepts and practices of health informatics. Topics include: a) an introduction to the health informatics field; b) major applications and commercial vendors; c) decision support methods and technologies; d) analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare information systems; and e) new opportunities and emerging trends. A semester-long group project provides students with hands-on experience in planning and building healthcare information systems; associated ethical and legal topics, software engineering and human-computer interaction issues, and user adoption and outcome evaluation methodologies will also be addressed.
- This course is cross-listed with SI542, BI668 in the School of Information, School of Medicine (tentative), and Bioinformatics Graduate Program at Center for Computational Medicine and Biology (tentative) department.
- Syllabus for HMP668 (PDF,
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