HINF 345

Networks, Interoperability and Systems Security

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-2-0

A management perspective to data communications technology, networks, and distributed processing. Emphasis is on examining the impact of emerging communications technology on health information systems in varying sectors of the health care delivery system. Topics may also include electronic health record networking, interoperability and standard clinical archetypes, technical aspects of cybersecurity, telehealth, home health care monitoring and pervasive computing in healthcare.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 345, HINF 445.


  • HINF 201; and
  • admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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