Course Description

Healthcare informatics is designed for information professionals, clinical personnel and health care support personnel who want to increase their knowledge of health information technology and prepare for the management of the complex social and organizational issues surrounding this major change in healthcare. Certification in healthcare informatics prepares students who already have experience in either an IT-related field, or a health profession to transition into the healthcare informatics workforce as effective members of teams that manage and perform the customization, implementation, integration and maintenance of healthcare information systems, data and components. It is recommended that students enrolling in this program already possess a bachelor’s degree.

Course Outline

Develop an appreciation for data analysis as it applies to health informatics. Become familiar with Microsoft Power BI and data visualization techniques. The ability to develop and refine specific and feasible data analytic questions. Understand how data analysts blend and manipulate multiple data sources to answer meaningful analytic questions. Learn how to collaborate with data analysts in a team setting. Students completing this program are eligible to take the Certified Associate in Health Information Management Systems (CAHIMS) exam administered by the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
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