HME706 - Fundamentals of Digital Health in Hospitals

Year:

2020 unit information 

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in H578 - Graduate Certificate of Hospital Administration
Prerequisite:

Nil 

Corequisite:

Nil 

Incompatible with:

HBS703 

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via FutureLearn.

Regular online seminars and discussion.

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for the unit.

Content

Digital technology is transforming healthcare with the potential to revolutionise information access, management and use in hospitals.

In this unit you will explore the fundamental concepts, principles and theories which underpin digital healthcare in hospitals.

You will critically analyse the problems and challenges of digital information, systems and solutions in hospitals including cost, usability, privacy and security.

You will examine critical success factors when implementing and delivering hospital services using digital information systems including the value of co-design of systems.

You will investigate current and emerging digital technology and solutions and consider how to address a problem/s or opportunity in a particular hospital context based on the understanding you have gained throughout the trimester.

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