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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HCI 5103 - Introduction to Health Care Informatics (3)

This course surveys the fundamental concepts and activities of information technology as applied to health care. Topics include computer-based medical records, electronic health record, knowledge-based systems, decision theory and decision support, e-Health, ARRA/HITECH and Meaningful Use and the personal health record. Students will learn informatics competencies, concepts, legal and ethical implications and applications within the health care industry. This course will introduce the student to the software development life cycle, human factors issues in health care informatics, critical issues affecting the development and implementation of information and communication systems and technologies; practice trends; and emerging information and communication technology in health care (CPOE, eMAR, barcode medication administration systems, e-Prescribing, etc.)