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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

BHI 501 - Introduction to Health Information Systems

The course is an introduction to technologies and practices in medical, health, and biological information systems. Topics include biomedical terminologies, controlled vocabularies, health data concepts, relational, and distributed databases, electronic health records, privacy, computer and network security, web services, human-computer interaction, systems integration and interoperability, ethical issues, legal and regulatory requirements and compliance, health information systems management, and emerging trends. Students engage in projects which apply computing and information technologies to one or more areas of these information systems.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor permission
Credit: 3