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While there are no prerequisites, prior experience with, or knowledge of, health, healthcare, technology, and statistics are helpful.

Approx. 18 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Describe essential steps in the process of successfully leading change in health IT organizations.

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    Recognize the importance of multidisciplinary and interprofessional teamwork in health informatics.

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    Utilize several common project management and strategic planning tools used by health informaticists.

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    Apply best practices for successful change management in health informatics.

Skills you will gain

Digital HealthInformation Technology PlanningHealth InformaticsStrategic LeadershipHealth Care
Learners taking this Course are
  • Nurses
  • Medical Doctors
  • Pharmacists
  • Data Scientists
  • Researchers

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

While there are no prerequisites, prior experience with, or knowledge of, health, healthcare, technology, and statistics are helpful.

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Leading Change in Health Informatics

13 videos (Total 127 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
13 videos
Leadership and Teams10m
Patient Portals for Clinical Trial Recruitment: Introducing Change8m
Patient Portals for Clinical Trial Recruitment: Overcoming Resistance to Change9m
The Patient and Family as Important Stakeholders: Interview with Dr. Howard Levy10m
Creating a Sense of Urgency: Reflections with Dr. Marion Ball, Part I20m
Organizational Readiness for Change15m
To Take, or Not to Take?4m
Vision and Communication7m
Importance of Interprofessional Collaboration: Reflections with Marion Ball6m
Enable Action and Generate Wins11m
Clinical Decision Support Governance5m
Clinical Decision Support: Case Study3m
8 readings
The Critical Skills for Leading Major Change in America's Health System10m
Kotter's 8-Step Process for Leading Change10m
Managing Change: An Overview10m
Organizational Readiness Assessment Toolkit10m
Governance for Clinical Decision Support10m
What 21st Century Healthcare Should Learn from 20th Century Business10m
Optional: Interprofessional Clinical Informatics Education and Practice10m
Optional: Organizational Readiness to Change Assessment (ORCA)10m
5 practice exercises
Module 1 Knowledge Check #16m
Module 1 Knowledge Check #28m
Module 1 Knowledge Check #34m
Module 1 Knowledge Check #44m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Project Management for Health Informaticists

8 videos (Total 71 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
What is a Project?7m
Project Planning11m
Groupthink51s
Case Study in Project Management12m
Role of the Work Breakdown Structure in Health IT8m
Process Flow Charts9m
Example of a Gantt Chart10m
2 readings
What is a Process Flowchart?10m
Quick Guide to Project Management10m
3 practice exercises
Module 2 Knowledge Check #16m
Module 2 Knowledge Check #212m
Module 2 Quiz
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Strategic Planning in Health IT

10 videos (Total 97 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Case Study in Strategic Planning8m
A Strategic Acquisition9m
Strategic Planning Tools8m
Tele-Emergency Medicine: Interview with Junaid Ruzak12m
Interview: Rebecca Canino and Dr. Ingrid Zimmer-Galler16m
Medical Second Opinion Program10m
Vendor Evaluation Process6m
What is ROI?6m
Calculating Total Cost of Ownership7m
4 readings
Vendor Evaluation Matrix Tool10m
Tableau Total Cost of Ownership10m
Total Cost of Ownership and Return on Investment10m
EMRs and Capture Solutions: The Total Cost of System Ownership10m
3 practice exercises
Module 3 Knowledge Check #18m
Module 3 Knowledge Check #210m
Vendor Evaluation Scenario
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Change Management

13 videos (Total 92 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
13 videos
Push Vs. Pull5m
Workflow Redesign/Reengineering4m
Definitions and Guidelines5m
Define the Problem3m
Plan the Solution12m
Implement10m
Analyze and Iterate10m
Key Takeaways6m
Workarounds1m
Change Management in Software5m
Managing Change: A Developer's Perspective6m
Closing Remarks11m
7 readings
Managing Change: Analysis of a Hypothetical Case10m
Change Management in EHR Implementation10m
Workarounds Emerging From Electronic Health Record System Usage: Consequences for Patient Safety, Effectiveness of Care, and Efficiency of Care10m
Workflow Assessment for Health IT Toolkit10m
Workflow Toolkit and Lessons in User Centered Design10m
The HITECH Era and the Path Forward10m
Optional: Ten key Considerations for the Successful Optimization of Large-scale Health Information Technology10m
3 practice exercises
Module 4 Knowledge Check8m
Module 4 Quiz
Final Assessment
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By APJun 22nd 2019

The course instructors summarized large volumes of literature for us, reached a bottom line, and provided practical guidelines that I can apply immediately.

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Instructor

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Ashwini S. Davison, M.D.

Associate Director of Education
Division of Health Sciences Informatics

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Health Informatics Specialization

This Specialization is intended for health professionals, administrators, health IT staff, vendors, startups, and patients who need or want to participate in the health IT/informatics process. Throughout the five courses of this Specialization, you will learn about the social and technical context of health informatics problems, how to successfully implement health informatics interventions, how to design a health informatics solution for decision support, and how to answer a health informatics problem through data retrieval and analysis....
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