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Courses in Health Informatics (MHI)


202. Computer-Based Patient Records (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: current enrollment within the Health Informatics graduate program or consent of instructor. Introduction and overview of computer-based clinical record systems. Topics include data modeling, health system standards and terminologies; security, privacy and confidentiality; workflow modeling; data visualization; legal; decision support; public health; and evidence-based practice.—S. (S.) Odor

207. Decision Support Systems (4)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Explores decision support systems for medical application. Topics include medical decision making, uncertainty, review of existing decision support systems, knowledge engineering, data mining, and knowledge based systems.—W. (W.) Greene

208. Medical Informatics in Web-Based Enterprise Computing (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Introduction to the decision making processes and technologies that are involved in developing Web-based distributed enterprise applications in medicine. Focus on the Informatician's role as a team member.—S. (S.) Carroll

209. Data Acquisition and Analysis (4)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—1 hour; laboratory—3 hours. Examines the nature, acquisition, and analysis of medical data. Data ranges from signals of electrical potentials, sounds, text, images (still and motion), and data from nucleic acid and protein expression and sequencing instruments.—F. (F.) Hogarth

210. Introduction to Health Informatics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Overview course to give the student a broad exposure to the field of Health Informatics. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, networking, information systems, coding, HL7, Security, and HIPPA.—F. (F.)  Hogarth

211V. Telemedicine (4)

Web virtual lecture—3 hours; web electronic discussion—1 hour. Issues for the development and maintenance of a successful telemedicine program with focus on strategic planning, clinical applications, project management, risk management and legal issues; reimbursement and contracting; human resources and program sustainability.—S. (S.)  Yellowlees

212. Computer Security in Health Informatics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; project. Prerequisite: course 210; 202; 209. Critical thinking about basic concepts in computer security and privacy. How the computer security and privacy impact health informatics, ranging from electronic health records to telemedicine to remote, virtual surgery.—F. (F.) Peisert

215. Beginning and Intermediate Programming in M (MUMPS) (3)

Lecture—3 hours. Project-oriented approach to fundamentals of programming in ANSI Standard M (MUMPS) language. Basic syntax, Hierarchical file structure; arrays and string subscripts, indirection and extrinsic functions. (S/U grading only.)

289A. Special Topics in Medical Informatics; Data Acquisition (1-5)

Lecture; laboratory. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Special topics in Data Acquisition. May be repeated for credit when topic differs.

289B. Special Topics in Health Informatics; Seminars in Clinical Translational Informatics (1-5)

Seminar—1 hour. Seminars in current clinical translational informatics research topics. Guest presenters and faculty led discussion.—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Anderson, Nicholas

289F. Database and Knowledge Management (4)

Lecture/discussion—3 hours; term paper. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Class size limited to 20 students. Course objectives include understanding the informatics techniques for data capture, information management, and knowledge generation that a student will use throughout their career. May be repeated for credit.—W (W.)  Hogarth

289G. Special Topics in Health Informatics; Biostatistics (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—3 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Special topics in Biostatistics. Evaluation Methods and Statistics in Biomedical Informatics. Research design and analysis with special emphasis on Biomedical Informatics.—F, S. (F, S.) Odor

289H. Modeling Biological Systems (4)

Lecture—3 hours; laboratory—1 hour. Class size limited to 20 students. Create awareness of how modern computer graphics have led to VR-Sim-Rob applications, and how they are modifying the teaching of medicine and in some cases the diagnosis and treatment of patients.—W. (W.) Odor

290. Seminar in Medical Informatics (1)

Seminar—1 hour. Restricted to 20 students. Discussion of current graduate research and topics in Health Informatics. Oral presentations of individual study. (S/U grading only.)— F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Levenson

299. Research in Health Informatics (1-12)

Independent research in Health Informatics. (S/U grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.)

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