3 semester credit hours
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
This course will focus on the design, implementation, and components of health care information systems. The course will include a history of health care information systems. Students will examine the changing uses and expectations of health care information systems and the expected usage of such systems at each level of development. The course will explore new options in technology and design, which will allow for the clinically driven information systems of the future. The needs of multiple clinical disciplines will be explored to understand how they can share and communicate patient information using information systems.