2015-2016 Course Catalog 
    
    Apr 23, 2018  
2015-2016 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Informatics Graduate Certificate


Health Informatics is the science of using computer science technologies, combined with math and statistics, to facilitate the management, operation and decision-making of health services. It integrates computer science with medical/health practices. This first graduate certificate of Health Informatics in Connecticut can provide both IT and health professionals a way to advance their careers in addition to further strengthening their analytical and problem solving abilities. This certificate can enhance employees positions in the health care industry, pharmaceuticals, insurance companies or pursue positions in public health settings.

Courses are delivered online, allowing you to fit courses around work and home schedules and complete programs quickly.

Program Outcomes:

  • Recognize how technology is impacting healthcare operations and appreciate the importance of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in today's health care environment.
  • Be knowledgeable of standards and regulations governing health data and healthcare information systems.
  • Be familiar with standard EHR coding systems and be able to use the core functions of at least one sample EHR system.
  • Manage health information systems.
  • Conduct health information system analysis to support decision making in system acquisition , development, maintenance, and support.
  • Model data and construct data entity relationship.
  • Be skilled in database design and SQL uses.
  • Analyze a number of classic computer data mining algorithms.
  • Understand one or more data mining tools.