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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHPR 2422 - Introduction to Health Informatics (2)

Health care informatics (HCI) is a growing and emerging discipline which evaluates the application of biomedical informatics methods and techniques utilized in the provision of health care services, with a focus on the vital role HCI plays in enhancing the quality of care, reducing health care costs and addressing health issues. Student pharmacists will be taught the fundaments of health care informatics and its utilization across all careers in pharmacy. Also included is an introduction to the comprehensive and systematic application of skills and resources related to informatics in the practice of pharmacy. This includes evaluation of informatics elements in the medication use process, workflow automation, electronic health records (EHR), predictive analytics and data mining, precision medicine, ePrescribing, consumer health informatics, health care regulatory and legislative topics, information technology security, and population health.