Most of these professionals come from a technical IT background and have faced challenges to successfully develop management skills in addition to their technical proficiency. However, there are also a significant number of individuals with a clinical background (nurses and pharmacists, among others) who have become increasingly involved in managing the health informatics area.
Course delivery is specifically designed for working professionals to make the most efficient use of time and to optimize the learning experience. This program can be completed in fewer than two years.
In this program, you will be to
- Analyze and solve complex organizational problems connected to the design and implementation of health informatics systems;
- Comprehend the challenges and opportunities of working effectively with other people across a wide array of departments, outside vendors, and individuals with diverse backgrounds who interact with health informatics systems;
- Evaluate the main principles and practices of healthcare data management and how information technology and systems can help interpret and use biomedical information across departmental units;
- Apply interpersonal and project management skills to develop processes in the design, implementation, and the management of the business aspect of health informatics.