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An overview of basic concepts in medical and healthcare informatics. These core concepts include an introduction to the foundational theory and practical application of clinical decision making; computerized decision support; healthcare systems and their organization; the special issues of administration, security, and operations of electronic records in the healthcare setting; human factors issues; information science in the biomedical domain; translational and clinical informatics; standards, terminologies, and the uniqueness of biomedical data; and a special focus on emerging technologies.
This noncredit class meets with a regular University of Utah credit course.