This course introduces the student to concepts related to health information system management and provides an overview of the role of information systems in healthcare organizations. Coursework emphasizes the integration of evidence-based research into clinical decision-making and the influence of information systems on health outcomes. Students will explore technical, organizational, and cost benefit issues related to healthcare information systems, including clinical decision-support, integrated networking, and distributed computing technologies, and telemedicine applications. The course will provide the student with advanced understanding of the ethical and legal issues associated with the use of technologies within acute settings, private industry, and web-delivered services.
Admission to the DNP-NA program