Health Sciences - Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology, Health Informatics, Certificate

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The Healthcare Informatics certificate will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to assess the environment of clinical practice, make recommendations for adoption of related technology, and lead the implementation of IT projects related to the collection, storage, and management of patient data within electronic health record systems.

Course work includes data collection, data sets and reporting for compliance, workflow analysis, the system development lifecycle with emphasis on impact within the clinical setting, vendor selection process, training of end users, and skills/tools used to manage IT projects.

Upon completion, the student will be able to explain data needs, capture methodology and retention of patient clinical data, perform an environmental assessment of data needs, prioritize clinical needs to determine vendor product selection, develop a plan for end user education/training, and create supporting end user training documentation. Opportunities would exist within large healthcare organizations, physician practices, clinics and vendor sales.

Health Informatics, Certificate - Program of Study - Course Information & Admissions Criteria