The process of clinical decision making in diagnosis, treatment, planning and prognosis will be covered. Topics may include use of electronic systems in improving the clinical decision making process such as preventing diagnostic errors, integrating evidence based medicine and clinical guidelines, and improving team-based decision-making. Factors affecting policy-level decision making and its relationship with the information systems are explored.
- Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 371, HINF 270.
- HINF 280; and
- admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
- permission of the school.