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Course Catalog 2014-2015

SGN-57206 Health Information Systems, 5 cr

Additional information

The course will be lectured in English.

Person responsible

Ilkka Korhonen, Janne Vainio, Niilo Saranummi

Lessons

Study type P1 P2 P3 P4 Summer Implementations Lecture times and places
Lectures
Excercises
Assignment



 
 4 h/week
 12 h/per
 30 h/per



 



 



 
SGN-57206 2014-01 Monday 12 - 14 , TB219
Friday 10 - 12 , TB219

Requirements

Exam, course project and report.
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Learning Outcomes

This course provides the basics of health information systems. After this course, student: - Knows definitions, terminology and basic concepts of health information systems, healthcare information systems, eHealth, and consumer health. History of health information systems. - Understands the specifics of health information and knows the basics of health information models. - Can describe typical eHealth applications and their benefits: hospital information systems, EHR, PHR, ePrescription, telemedicine, mHealth, consumer health informatics - Knows the contents and use of electronic patient record and personal health record, and key architectures, and understands the most important interoperability issues. - Knows key concepts of health informatics assessment and current evidence base for eHealth benefits. - Can design basic eHealth implementation project and can detect main barriers for eHealth adoption.

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Terminology and basic concepts of health information systems, healthcare information systems, eHealth, and consumer health.  History of health information systems   
2. Health information models. Specifics of health information.     
3. Typical health information systems: hospital information systems, electronic health record, electronic patient record, telemedicine, ePrescription.  mHealth, consumer health informatics.   
4. Basics of health information system interoperability. EHR and PHR contents and architectures.     
5. Health informatics assessment and evaluation.   Current evidence on health information system benefits. Importance and challenges in assessment.   
6. Health information system implementation.     

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Course project (20%) and exam (80%).

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Study material

Type Name Author ISBN URL Edition, availability, ... Examination material Language
Lecture slides   Lecture notes for Health Information Systems   Niilo Saranummi       Lecture notes and further readings will be delivered via course web pages.   Yes    English  

Prerequisites

Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
TIE-02200 Ohjelmoinnin peruskurssi Advisable   1
TIE-02206 Basic Course on Programming Advisable   1
TLO-11000 Tietojohtamisen perusteet Advisable   2
TLO-11006 Basics of Information and Knowledge Management Advisable   2
TIE-02300 Johdatus ohjelmistotuotantoon Advisable    
TIE-22100 Johdatus tietokantoihin Advisable    
TLO-11016 Management Information Systems Advisable    

1 . These two courses are mutually exclusive.

2 . These two courses are mutually exclusive.

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Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
SGN-57206 Health Information Systems, 5 cr BME-2610 Health Care Information Systems, 5 cr  

More precise information per implementation

Implementation Description Methods of instruction Implementation
SGN-57206 2014-01        

Last modified02.09.2014