Prerequisites: HMP 668 / SI 542 / BIOINF 668 Introduction to Health Informatics or permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites: HMP 668 / SI 542 / BIOINF 668 Introduction to Health Informatics or permission of instructor.
Description: This course explores the foundations of population health informatics, including information architecture; data standards and confidentiality as they pertain to population health management. This course examines key concepts related to registries, electronic health records, epidemiological databases, biosurveillance, health promotion, and quality reporting in population health management.
Course Goals: At the end of this course, students will be able to:
-Demonstrate and apply a working knowledge of population health terminology;
-Understand and apply health informatics concepts that are salient to population health;
-Apply data concepts, standards and architectures for sharing information to meet population health objectives;
-Demonstrate how various information technology tools and strategies are applied in the practice of population health; and
-Understand current challenges in population health and evaluate potential informatics solutions.