Program Requirements

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to:

  • Use the professional skillsets required in the field of health informatics
  • Compare health data management applications and evaluate the impact of big-data on healthcare
  • Apply information technology such as electronic data interchange and clinical decision support systems to improve patient access to quality care through reduced healthcare costs
  • Evaluate and assist in developing, procuring and managing health informatics projects and solutions
  • Create healthcare software requirement specifications through the application of systems analysis and design concepts
  • Integrate health informatics toolsets to assure confidentiality, security and privacy within healthcare applications
  • Plan and manage an informatics or tele-health project; if tele-health, then apply technology based solutions in public health

Program plan

Major Core Requirements (18 hours)
INFM 605 Informatics for Healthcare Systems
INFM 615 Healthcare Data Management
INFM 635 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Technologies In Health Informatics (HI) and Interoperability Standards
INFM 655 Healthcare IT Project Management
INFM 675 Research Methods in Health Informatics
INFM 700 Capstone Health Informatics Project

Elective Courses (choose 12 hours)
INFM 606 Human Computer Interaction and Usability in Health Informatics
INFM 616 Health Data Analytics
INFM 625 Evidence Based Decision Making and Clinical Knowledge Management (KM)
INFM 645 Healthcare Informatics Risk Assessment and Ethics
INFM 665 Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) and Tele-health in Health Informatics
INFM 685 Healthcare Software Requirements Specification and Systems Analysis and Design
INFM 688 Special Topics in Health Informatics

Total Degree Requirements: 30 hours

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