Student Learning Objectives

Health Informatics Students will be able to demonstrate skills in the following areas upon graduation:

  • Analyze clinical data for research and public policy
  • Recognize and apply personal leadership qualities in healthcare management
  • Develop strategic plans in the area of health information technology
  • Promote health information technology as a decision support resource in advancing the quality of healthcare
  • Discuss the scope of HIPAA as well as other privacy and security policies and procedures as related to the health information technology environment
  • Recognize the role of database management and the impact on healthcare organizations
  • Explain the process of developing healthcare policy
  • Discuss the impact of federal and state policy on healthcare organizations as well as consumers