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

Approx. 9 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Articulate a coherent problem definition of, and a plan for addressing, a healthcare informatics problem.

  • Create an Informatics Stack analysis of an informatics problem.

  • Describe eleven socio-technical aspects of a health informatics problem or solution.

Skills you will gain

healthDigital HealthHealth InformaticsDecision AnalysisInformatics

Learner Career Outcomes

20%

started a new career after completing these courses

14%

got a tangible career benefit from this course
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level

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

Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Overview of Health Informatics

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 106 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Health Information Technology for Patients6m
Health Information Technology for Doctors13m
Populations8m
Imperatives: Quality9m
Imperatives: Safety9m
Imperatives: Costs5m
Imperatives: Technology9m
Definitions10m
The Stack12m
Using the Stack13m
1 reading
The Stack10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

World, Organization, Roles, Function

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 81 min)
6 videos
Policy: New Models13m
Policy: Other Models7m
Interoperability12m
Privacy, Confidentiality, Security20m
Evaluation13m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz45m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Workflow, Information System, Modules

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 71 min)
6 videos
Articulating Workflow10m
Information System Architecture15m
The Modules Comprising Clinical Information Systems4m
Developing Software11m
Harming Workflow10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Data, Information, Knowledge, Technology

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 100 min)
11 videos
Many Types of Clinical Data18m
Information9m
Knowledge9m
Putting DIKW Together4m
Data Exchange15m
Interoperability Revisited: Text Data11m
Interoperability: Images8m
Making It Work Together6m
Technology: Hype Cycles4m
Careers7m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz35m

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