HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CPH5HIS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students in the China Health Program cover topics including: information systems; basic concepts of information in health including structure, environment, networking, media, language, data collection, storage, access, analysis and retrieval; characteristics of effective health information systems, IT strategies, requirements specification and system development and evaluation for health system applications; sources of information for health professionals; administrative policies and procedures for health service organisations; types of health information systems. This subject is taught in Mandarin and English.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Working with information (in English and Chinese)

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLiu CJ, Grain H

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBEIJING: PEOPLE'S MEDICAL PUBLISHING

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Theoretical knowledge of health information systems used in health care and how such systems inter-relate.
02. Identify health information infrastructure needs in terms of policies, standards and procedures.
03. Critically review the use of specific information including diagnosis related groups (DRGs), casemix, classification, clinical indicators and performance audit, quality management and population health indicators.
04. Reflect critically on new directions in health information systems and their potential impact on health system development.
05. Master understanding of the requirements for effective information systems including specification and system development processes.

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China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1.5 hour examination (1500-word equivalent assignment)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
3,000-word assignment and data/systems exerciseN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

China (Harbin Medical Uni), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 0 - 0
Ten 5.00 h block mode per study period on weekdays during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
1.5 hour examination (1500-word equivalent assignment)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3
3,000-word assignment and data/systems exerciseN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5