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HI 2250 – Foundations of Health Informatics (3 credits)

November 2, 2022

This course introduces health informatics, providing an overview of its central topics and a foundation for other courses in the master’s and certificate programs in health informatics. Students will learn the definition of health informatics, the challenges in health informatics, and the careers in the profession of health informatics. Students will be briefly introduced to important concepts in health informatics including computing and networking in health informatics, digital health, data analytics, machine learning, data science, health technology intervention, electronic health record, health care standards, privacy and security, bioinformatics, and digital imaging.