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|Offering information:||Not offered in 2007|
|Offered at:||(B, G, X)|
|Unit chair:||M Warren|
|Prerequisite:||One unit at level 2 plus one of MSC120, SIT101 or HBS107|
|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial, per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the current computer specifications.|
The unit focuses upon the key aspects of health informatics and its relationship with information systems. It focuses upon the following key elements: health information systems; strategy and management of health information systems; health data, information and knowledge management; eHealth/telehealth/telemedicine; health informatics standards and governance; health decision support systems/health knowledge based systems/health expert systems; health care organisation and legal issues; electronic patient records/electronic health records; people and organisational knowledge/skills and health informatics; security, privacy and ethics in health informatics; and future trends in health informatics.
Assignment 1 2000 words 20%, assignment 2 2000 words 20%, three-hour examination 60%.