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Health Information System

Learn the essentials to be able to understand, analyse and build upon health data.

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Learn the essentials to be able to understand, analyse and build upon health data.

Gain the knowledge to effectively implement health information systems in all aspects of health practice.

Developed by the University of Queensland, this program is made up of detailed explanatory slides as well as some short assessments.

This course begins with an overview of what health information systems are and why they are important. Next, you will be taught the components, indicators and data sources of health information systems. Finally, you'll learn about data management and data analysis.

What will you learn?
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define a "health information system";
  • Name and describe common functions of a health information system;
  • Discuss common challenges within health information systems; and
  • Explain why it is important to improve health information systems.


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Average length6 weeks
Effort4 hours per week
Number of modules6
InstitutionUniversity of Queensland
SubjectData and statistics
LanguageEnglish

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