HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT B

HIM3HMB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject extends students' understanding of the concepts underlying health information management and health informatics. The focus is on both administrative and clinical information systems including system specification issues and technical considerations for electronic information systems. Case studies and enquiries are used to apply critical theories to applications. Discussions, research and student presentations enable students to create a model for designing information systems to support the provision of quality care.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HLT1IPA and HLT1IPB and HLT1PHW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects HIM1HIB

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate and explain the key elements of computer-based information systems and basic concepts of health inforamtics, as applied in the effective management of health information.

Activities:
Face-to-face and part-recorded lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, and a formative quiz.

02. Demonstrate an introductory level understanding of typical health information flows and the factors that influence the performance, outcomes and outputs of computer-based health information systems.

Activities:
Face-to-face and part-recorded lectures, guided discussion, guided readings, and a formative quiz.

03. Investigate and describe the scope and functions of systems for the capture, use, and reporting of health administrative information applied to support the operations and obligations of the business, and patient/client care.

Activities:
Face-to-face and part-recorded lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in hospital and other healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments. Students will work in teams to complete enquiry-based workshop activities and a team assignment supported by audio-visual recordings, guided readings and formative quiz.,

04. Demonstrate an understanding of the scope and functions of systems for the capture, use, and reporting of clinical information applied to support patient/client care, and health business operational requirements.

Activities:
Face-to-face and recorded lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in a range of simulated hospital and other healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments. Students will work in teams to complete enquiry-based workshop activities and a team assignment supported by audio-visual recordings, guided readings, and a formative quiz.

05. Investigate and describe the purposes and applications of protocol-based information systems in healthcare to support clinical decision-making and patient care.

Activities:
Face-to-face and part-recorded lectures, workshop enquiry activities, guided discussion, guided readings, and a formative quiz.

06. Use contemporary health information technology policy, reports and other sources to build an understanding of the most recent developments in eHealth governance, standards and applications, including for personally-held electronic health records.

Activities:
Face-to-face and part-recorded lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, and a formative quiz.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,500-word assignment (individual)30 06
one 15-minute team presentation20 03, 04
one 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: completion of online formative quizzes.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06