This course provides a managerial perspective to the effective use of data and information technology to improve organizational performance in healthcare settings. Information systems and data management fundamentals will be reviewed. Students will learn how databases and other analytical tools are used to structure, analyze, and present information related to complex organizational and health care problems. Upon completion of the course, students will know how to develop strategies to identify operational and strategic information needs and how this information is used for management and decision-making in the context of challenges facing healthcare organizations today. Legal and ethical issues relating to information gathering and application will be explored.
How This Course Work
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You’ll be able to view course materials a full week before the class starts.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.