Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine the impact of advanced information technologies on the management of change in health information services and health information and communications technology (ICT) services. They will address professional issues, strategic planning, budget preparation and management, staffing practices and workplace legislation specific to the management of health data and information. This subject draws together all components of the course, enabling students to develop an overview of health information management practice, and providing them the opportunity to synthesise critical and emerging technological, management, legislative, clinical and policy developments.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM5PPB or HIM4PPB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Four 3.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 4.0 hours workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Equivalent to students completing one 2-hour workshop per week. Plus online group discussions."


Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word assignment20
one 2-hour final examination50
two 20-minute group presentations30