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Health Informatics Technology (HIT) deals with the acquistion, storage and retrieval of data and is central in addressing the challenges of safety, quality, effectiveness and efficiency in a healthcare system. Proper management of dynamic data, such as electronic healthcare records, can enable a new approach for clinical workflow, evidence-based decision making and team-based care to improve overall public health. Gain an understanding of how healthcare informatics is deployed in diverse healthcare systems around the world.
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- Understand the concepts around Health Informatics and how it affects Public and Population Health
- Compare how Health Informatics is being used around the world in healthcare systems
- Use informatics to evaluate current healthcare practices
- Discuss emerging trends in health informatics
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