Course Catalog 2014-2015
SGN-57406 Standards, Interoperability and Regulations in Health Informatics, 5 cr
The exercise project may include programming of a simple application which can send and receive basic patient data from a patient data management system using standard-based messages or the writing of a study report of a specific area of health informatics standardisation or regulation.
Suitable for postgraduate studies
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Exam and exercise project
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
This course introduces student with key principles related to standards and regulations, which are essential to know while working in the health informatics domain. Health information systems interoperability and key standards will also be studied. Course requires the student to have pre-existing knowledge on basics of health information systems. After having passed this course, the student: - Can define what data security, privacy, and safety mean. - Knows the central regulations related to health information systems and privacy and security of health data, and knows how they need to be taken into account in health information system development. - Knows general health informatics standards and interoperability approaches, and can describe how they are applied in practice. - Can apply the most important standards which are widely used in Finland in health information systems in software development - Can assess whether a health information system is implemented according to regulations and interoperability principles.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||Health informatics regulations: key international directives, national regulation, self-regulation.|
|2.||Security, privacy, and data protection. Principles and guidelines for application in health informatics.|
|3.||Standards and interoperability in health informatics. Key standards: HL7, CDA, etc.||Status of application of standards in Finland and other EU countries.|
|4.||Health information systems conformance assessment.|
Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes
Passed project work (20%). Exam (80%).
Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Lecture slides||Lecture notes on Standards, Interoperability and Regulations in Health Informatics||N.N.||Yes||English|
|Other online content||Standard documents||ISO/TC215, CEN/TC251, HL7, IEEE 11073, European Commission, FDA||Selected health informatics standards from various standardisation organisations||Yes||English|
|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|
|SGN-57206 Health Information Systems||Mandatory|
|TIE-02300 Johdatus ohjelmistotuotantoon||Advisable|
|TIE-22100 Johdatus tietokantoihin||Advisable|
|TLO-11016 Management Information Systems||Advisable|
1 . These courses are mutually exclusive.
2 . These courses are mutually exclusive.
Additional information about prerequisites
Programming skills are needed to pass the course (e.g. TIE-02200 or equivalent skills). SGN-57206 Health Information Systems may be replaced with old BME-2606 eHealth.
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There is no equivalence with any other courses
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