University of Technology Sydney

96332 Fundamentals of Health Information Management

6cp; Online
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 92489 Foundations of Health Information Management



This subject provides students with foundational knowledge and skills to determine how health information is organised, managed, used, shared and acted on, in order to deliver effective health outcomes. Students are introduced to the concepts of health information and health informatics, its management and importance. National and local data collections are reviewed. Electronic health records and computerised and personal health records are investigated. Students gain exposure to a range of information system, used in different healthcare settings, and experience the range of roles health information managers undertake, via site visits and guest lectures.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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