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Master of Science in

Health and Medical Informatics

Graduates of our MS in Health and Medical Informatics program should feel equipped to examine emerging technologies for their capacity to improve healthcare delivery, and learn to interface between data systems developers and healthcare practitioners.

To see if you're on track, read through the program outcomes and required courses and electives below. Please note: students must follow degree requirements effective at time of matriculation. Do not hesitate to reach out to your student advisor with any questions about completing your degree.

Please click here if you are a current student and/or have been accepted for the summer 2016 term.

Program outcomes:

  • Develop and implement information technology data solutions, for both clinical and administration, that improve healthcare outcomes and organizational performance.
  • Effectively interface between the data systems developers and the user community.
  • Design and implement security policies and procedures that ensure the privacy and security of all patient medical information.
  • Effectively manage institutional IT portfolio, vendor selection & management, and strategic planning.
  • Ensure data/information adheres to current regulations and meets or exceeds best practice standards.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the language of healthcare and in-depth knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system with regards to health information.
  • Effectively utilize healthcare analytics for decision support, knowledge management, and reporting.

Required Courses

RHIN 110
Perspectives on Health/Medical Information Systems
RHIN 115
Health Data and Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
RHIN 120
Health/Medical Information Systems Security
RHIN 125
Data Analysis and Decision Support for Health Informatics
RHIN 160
Legal Issues in Health and Medical Informatics
RHIN 170
Clinical Business Issues in Health Informatics

Electives (choose four)

RBIF 111
R for Biomedical Informatics
RHIN 126
Advanced Healthcare Data Analytics
RHIN 130
Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.
RHIN 150
Emerging Technologies in Health/Medical Informatics
RHIN 180
Strategic Application of IT in Healthcare
RHIN 185
Population Health Informatics
RHIN 190
Advanced HMI Systems Security and Risk Management
RHIN 290
Special Topics in Health and Medical Informatics
RMGT 110
Organizational Leadership and Decision Making

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