3 semester credit hours/meets part of research informatics component
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
This multi-disciplinary course will focus on the process of evaluating and choosing a health information system. The course will assist the student in identifying the critical needs that the health information system is to address. Different methods of evaluation will be presented and discussed in terms of how they would apply to health information systems. The evaluation process will begin with identifying the needs of the organization, and presenting them in an organized manner so the vendors can address the needs followed by mechanisms for evaluation.