HINF 420

Societal Implications of Information Technology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Reflects on the societal and ethical implications of health information technologies (IT). Provides an examination of some of the systemic and societal issues related to the IT revolution. Examines how IT has affected, and will continue to affect, the human condition as seen from individual and community perspectives. The goal is to achieve a balanced understanding of how IT affects the human condition- as seen from individual, regional and global perspectives. Only open to fourth-year HINF students.


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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