HINF 520

Public Health Informatics

Units: 1.5

Provides a discussion of new trends and applications in public health informatics. Topics include: data requirements, public health surveillance systems and regional and national health information reporting systems. Linking public health information through electronic health records will be considered. Design of information systems used by consumers and Internet-based public health information systems will be discussed. Future directions and the roles of health professionals and health informaticians in public health informatics will be presented.

Graduate course in the Health Information Science program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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