MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION B

HIM2MHB

2017

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 health information systems. Case studies and enquiries are used to apply critical theories to applications. There is an introduction to protocol-based and clinical-decision support systems. 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-ordinatorEsther Munyisia

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM2HMA or HIM2MHA

Co-requisites HIM2PRA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

Activities:
Recorded lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, 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:
Recorded lectures, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz.

03. 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:
Recorded lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in a range of simulated hospital and healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments, students will work in teams to complete workshop activities and a team assignment, audio-visual recordings, guided readings and formative quiz.

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

Activities:
Recorded lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in a range of simulated hospital and healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments, students will work in teams to complete workshop activities and a team assignment, audio-visual recordings, guided readings and formative quiz.

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

Activities:
Recorded lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz.

06. Use contemporary 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:
Recorded lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEsther Munyisia

Class requirements

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.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignment.30 06
One 15-minute team presentation.20 03, 04
One 2-hour individual examination.Hurdle requirement: completion of online formative quizzes.50 05, 04, 03, 06, 01, 02