Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Medical Health Informatics 4100F

HEALTH INFORMATICS


Fundamentals of Health Informatics including an overview of the health care system; computer systems; communications/ information theory; data types, standards, quality, uses and users; and HI applications. Uses of computers in health care with emphasis on various clinical support and clinical information systems and the electronic health record and its achievability.

Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in Year 4 of either one of the following Honors Specialization modules: Pathology, Medical Health Informatics, One Health or enrolment in Year 4 of Software Engineering (Health Informatics option) offered through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, or permission of the course director.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory/tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MEDHINFO

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