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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to: the types and uses of personal and aggregate health data and information; and systems for capturing health information on individual patients and clients. The applications of clinical recording methodologies and standards are introduced. The uses of aggregate data are studied in relation to: information systems; health information flow; and health data quality and integrity. The applications of health data are investigated, with particular emphases on the evaluation of patient care, and on the planning, funding and monitoring of health service provision. Students will develop an understanding of contemporary issues and challenges in health information management and the roles of Health Information Managers in the collection, management, analysis and transfer of health information.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

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Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Learning resources

Health Information: Management of a strategic resource

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorAbdelhak, M. Grostick, S. Hanken, MA. (Editors)


Edition/Volume4TH EDN



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Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain how health information is a dynamic and strategic resource.
02. Analyse the flow of health data from collection at point-of-care to key national data collections.
03. Describe the content, recording, formats and uses of clinical data in health/medical records.
04. Describe the factors influencing health information recording, reporting and use.
05. Assess the key roles of Health Information Managers in relation to health information.
06. Use academic and health industry resources to undertake an enquiry which involves working with others to critically examine topics, and the communication of analysed information.

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