Upon completion of this course, students will:
1.Discuss the relationships between data, information, and information systems in health care.
2. Compare various health information systems, including EHRs, PHRs, EMRs, and EPRs
3. Identify the barriers and facilitators an organization must consider when transitioning to an
4. Apply the principles of the systems development life cycle to the procurement, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of a health information system.
5. Apply process mapping to determine current and future state workflows in health care environments.
6. Develop use case diagrams.
7. Develop models based on general systems theory, including data models, complex adaptive systems, and data flow diagrams.
8. Develop Entity Relationship Diagrams for database design.
9. Identify components of EHR conceptual architecture.
10. Evaluate systems communication and integration from an information flow perspective
(e.g., portals, messaging, HL7, and XML).
11. Describe the information flow between various health information systems.
12. Discuss hardware, software, and networking concepts and terminologies (e.g., systems design as applied in health care, patient journey modelling, data modelling, etc.).
13. Evaluate administrative, technical, and physical control methods for the security of PHI, including policy, procedures, standards, guidelines, and audits.