Prerequisite: Instructor's consent.
This course addresses the planning, implementation and outcomes of information systems in health care settings. Concepts related to the whole systems life cycle are applied. National and international informatics trends are analyzed. Project management techniques including risk mitigation are woven throughout the course. Electronic Health Record architecture, Information Technology processes, and major implementation issues are defined, evaluated and applied. Approaches for maintaining health information systems and evaluating the outcomes of such systems are analyzed.