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Introduction to Health Informatics
This course introduces how information technology is applied in healthcare services. Several concepts, including electronic health records (EHR), eHealth, "infostructure" and their applications in the practice of evidence-based management are explored. A specific focus is on implementing EHR in Canada and other jurisdictions. Ethical issues and health information management are studied. Students also learn how simple software applications are used in healthcare domains.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1