PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH INFORMATICS A
Credit points: 15
In this subject students are introduced to the purpose, scope and functionalities of healthcare information systems. Students develop skills in health software, and health systems development and management, in applied clinical environments including primary and acute care. Students are introduced to methods of specifying systems and determining system feasibility. They learn systems analysis using the software design lifecycle, including health use cases; systems requirements; data flow and storage design; report and screen design; and systems implementation, maintenance, security and operation. The subject focuses on 'small' systems to exemplify theory and applications,such as patient appointment and recall systems.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Systems Analysis and Design||Prescribed||Shelly, G.B., Cashman, T.J., and Rosenblatt, H.J., 2011||7TH EDN, BOSTON: COURSE TECHNOLOGY|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete one 1-hour tutorial and one 1-hour seminar per week."
|five 15-minute, bi-weekly health case study-based presentations||450-individual equivalent words each||20|
|one 2-hour final examination||60|
|one 800-individual word health information business case analysis group report||20|