IMPLEMENTATION OF HEALTH SYSTEMS

HIM4IHS

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will develop an understanding of project management frameworks and an ability to apply project management skills in health information systems and services.  You will develop a health information related project concept and a plan for implementation and evaluation, using appropriate tools and software. The content of health service contracts will be also addressed, including contract requirements and specifications for health technology applications, external service providers, and health service and health fund agreements.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJenn Lee

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM3PRB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsProject Management in Health and CommunityPrescribedDwyer J, Stanton P & Thiessen V 2013Allen and Unwin
ReadingsThe fast forward MBA in project managementPrescribedVerzuh E. 2016Wiley

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply project management theory, principles and skills to the conceptualisation, development, and implementation of health information and health informatics/health ICT systems, using appropriate frameworks and tools.

Activities:
Recorded lectures and videos. Guided readings. Online discussion and team activities including development of a 'Statement of Work' for a business case study. Students will develop skills in project management documentation and software for an individual health information management/informatics project, including a 'Statement of Work' and a 'Work Breakdown Structure'..
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

02. Assess new health information system or service implementations and identify opportunities for improvement and change.

Activities:
Recorded lectures. Online discussion. Guided readings. Students will, with guidance, scope a health information related project.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

03. Formulate skills in the development of specifications and requirements for health technology and service-related contracts and health service agreements.

Activities:
Recorded lectures. Online discussion and team activities including development of a Tender Planning Document' for a business case study. Guided readings and online discussion.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

04. Examine and develop innovative, adaptive Project Management attributes that successfully harness the talent of project team members to achieve complex problem solving

Activities:
Teamwork, examining problem-solving case scenarios, individual assignment and integrating the learning with professional placement experience
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students to complete online components equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and one 2-hour seminar per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3000 word team assignment (equiv approx. 750 words per student)20 03, 04
One 2750 word individual assignment45 01, 02
One Individual quiz (equiv 1000 words)35 01, 02, 03

Sydney, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours lecture/seminar per week from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students to complete online components equivalent to one 2-hour lecture and one 2-hour seminar per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3000 word team assignment (equiv approx. 750 words per student)20 03, 04
One 2750 word individual assignment45 01, 02
One Individual quiz (equiv 1000 words)35 01, 02, 03