HINF 560

Patient Safety and Quality in Health Informatics

Units: 1.5

Presents how health information technologies, methods, approaches and techniques can improve the quality and safety of citizen care from hospital through to the home and community. Covers how health technologies and the processes used to design, develop, implement and maintain them ensure ongoing systems safety. Challenges and issues in developing healthcare information systems that reduce errors and do not inadvertently introduce new errors will be discussed.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 560, HINF 591 (if taken in the same topic).

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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