Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  1. Develop skills necessary to utilize health information technology for knowledge management.
  2. Identify issues related to the implementation of the electronic health record.
  3. Apply the systems development life cycle (SDLC) approach to the utilization of health information systems.
  4. Describe key legal, regulatory, and ethical issues related to the utilization of health information technology.
  5. Apply information technology to improve healthcare quality.
  6. Acquire the skills necessary to contribute to strategic and tactical planning in utilizing health information systems.
  7. Articulate the organizational needs and readiness for adoption of health information technology solutions.
  8. Apply concepts of leadership in managing organizational change.
  9. Describe key financial indicators related to the utilization of health information technology in an organization.
  10. Recognize the language, terminology, ontology, acronyms, coding, and classification systems of healthcare and health informatics.
  11. Identify the applications of statistical software to support evidence-based research and evaluation.

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