Bachelor in Health Informatics
- Enable the student to think critically and analyze issues relating to the implementation of health information.
- Strengthen student’s abilities to conduct evidence-based research and evaluate healthcare data.
- Strengthen student’s skills in applying technology to improve healthcare quality.
- Develop the student’s ability to utilize health information technology to contribute to strategic planning of health care organizations.
- Enable the student to apply concepts of leadership to the management of health information departments and healthcare organizations.
- Instill within the students an understanding of the legal, ethical and privacy issues related to the utilization of health information technology.
Program learning outcomes
- Evaluate the role of the health information manager in the healthcare system and their responsibility to patients and healthcare organizations.
- Understand the functions and uses of health information technology and evaluate the impact of these systems on the quality and delivery of healthcare.
- Assess organizational and patient information needs and use tools and techniques to manage patient data for research and planning purposes.
- Employ computer technology in health information management to analyze patient data and interpret the results to improve patient care.
- Develop effective leadership skills in health information management and plan and manage healthcare initiatives.
- Establish and implement health information management processes and procedures to improve organizational performance.
- Exhibit ethical behavior and meet all legal and regulatory requirements in health information management.
- Demonstrate expertise in medical principles and practices to effectively manage health information.
- Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning by participation in professional development activities.