Description: This course provides students a formal framework in which to discuss contemporary topics in health informatics. Topics include: architecture, interoperability, usability, public policy, outreach and patient-centric care and technology-enhanced computation.
Course Goals: To provide students an overview of key concepts and methodologies in biomedical (health) informatics research.
Competencies: Information seeking; Critical thinking; Qualitative & quantitative analysis; Communication.
Learning Objectives: To develop essential skills of conducting successful biomedical (health) informatics research or research-alike activities (e.g., health IT outcomes evaluation) at the technical, sociotechnical, organizational, and system levels to improve the efficacy and effectiveness of adoption of information technologies in healthcare.
This course is cross-listed with BIOINF555 in the Bioinformatics Graduate Program, Center for Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, The University of Michigan Medical School. department.