MHI2002H Health Informatics II
Health Informatics essentially seeks to apply Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to improve all aspects of healthcare, including preventive and acute care, research, and education. This course provides an overview of applications of ICT to health care and biomedicine. Potential and actual benefits as well as the challenges associated with these applications will be discussed. Topics include Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE), patient care systems, telehealth, clinical Decision Support Systems (DSS) and bioinformatics. For further details see the full course description.