HINF 632 Politics and Policies in Health Informatics

The growth of computer and communication technologies encourages the examination of policy issues related to electronic-based health information technologies. The course will focus on guiding principles for health informatics including privacy, security, interoperability, health information exchange and compliance-related issues. The establishment of institutional policies as well as regulatory and related concerns will be addressed. Administrative interpretation and implementation of information policy will be discussed. Current legislative and public policy initiatives will be investigated.




Admission to the program or permission of the program director