Regardless of where you are around the world, learn with the University of Chicago.
June 24, 2020
This program is offered in English and Spanish
Remote learning with live, interactive sessions
Dr. Samuel L. Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dean, Master’s Education, UChicago Medicine
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This program is diﬀerentiated by its online platform, its focus on behavioral ﬁnance for businesspeople, and by UChicago’s earned reputation for behavioral studies!
If you consider the state of healthcare on a global scale, there has never been a more suitable time to know how best to manage patients’ health data. Pandemics like COVID-19 are shining a spotlight on the healthcare sector, emphasizing the importance for practitioners to understand the latest technologies, tools, and industry best practices.
Healthcare informatics aims to improve outcomes by making use of information technology, allowing practitioners to analyze and understand patients’ health records.
Are You a Leader or Healthcare Professional in Informatics?
If you are in a leadership position or a professional in healthcare informatics, or if you are interested in delving into the world of biomedical informatics and gaining a general overview of the subject, this is the right program for you. If you are already integrated in the field, you will benefit by gaining a global perspective on the state of the industry.
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About the Program:
Our eight-week Healthcare Informatics program focuses on the key issues driving the effectiveness of healthcare informatics, which requires up-to-date knowledge of trade-offs and developments, to effectively analyze situations and make decisions.
The program will help you to:
Identify the skills needed within a health informatics team.
Understand the issue of healthcare and technology, from a global perspective.
After Completing the Program You Will Be Able To:
Articulate the roles and skills relevant to the subdomains of biomedical informatics and the evolution of the discipline.
Investigate the dynamics and challenges of the global healthcare ecosystem and the different points of interaction for patients.
Investigate the role of electronic health record data and system interoperability in improving patient health through clinical decision support.
Identify how genomics technology and data science techniques support personalized medicine to improve a patient’s health.
Propose a set of guiding principles drawing on the ethical and legal frameworks that informs the healthcare industry.
The University of Chicago Approach to Remote Learning
Our remote learning programs are crafted with your specific needs in mind.
Programs combine e-learning with live, interactive sessions to strengthen your skillset while maximizing your time. We couple academic theory and business knowledge with practical real-world application.
Through remote learning sessions, you will have an opportunity to grow your professional network and interact with University of Chicago instructors and your classmates.
Why the University of Chicago?
Becoming a member of the University of Chicago community means gaining access to world-class instructors and a cohort of curious, diverse individuals.
Through a firm grounding in core principles and a rigorous approach to problem-solving, our teaching method—the Chicago Approach—will give you the tools you need to make sense of complex data and turn ideas into impact.
Program participants will receive a certificate of completion.