HIMA410 Informatics and Analytics (3 semester hours)

This course offers an overview of the field of health informatics and analytics by providing students with the fundamental knowledge of the concepts of health informatics applications as they relate to the collection, storage, retrieval, communication and optimal use of health related data and how technology can be used in the delivery of health care. The basic principles of health informatics and analytics that govern communication systems, clinical decisions, information retrieval, telemedicine, bioinformatics and evidence based medicine will be explored.