MILI-Information Technology in Healthcare
Medical Industry Leadership Institute 6562
This course is designed for those with an interest in the medical industry and in harnessing the resources of the emerging health information age. The course will focus on the theory and conceptual base for healthcare information technology (IT), applications of current and developing health IT applications, and approaches to evaluating the effectiveness of health IT systems.
By the completion of this course, students will have acquired a broad perspective on the use of information systems for healthcare management decisions. Specifically, the course seeks to provide students with the skills to complete the following tasks:
- Describe the basic hardware of information technology.
- Understand the basic data structures present in healthcare.
- Identify software applications used to manage healthcare.
- Describe the principal clients of health information systems.
- Evaluate an information system using basic systems theory and evaluation skills.
- Communicate to a system analyst ad-hoc programming instructions to extract knowledge of strategic value.
- Understand the scope of health information technology legal and ethical issues as potential market barriers, to avoid or use for strategic market opening value.
This course provides a theoretical and conceptual base, including the application of current and evolving technology systems for managers, creators, and evaluators of healthcare information technology.