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Medical Informatics for Better and Safer Health Care

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About the Course:

This Research In Action Publication addresses medical informatics, the process of understanding and promoting the effective organization, management, and use of information in health care. Issues addressed include improving quality of care, continuing research to improve patient safety, and how computers can assist people in self-managing chronic diseases.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Medical Informatics for Better and Safer Health Care created by Kass-Bartelmes, B.L., Ortiz, E., and Rutherford, M.K. in 0.

Course Material Authors

Kass-Bartelmes, B.L.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Ortiz, E.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Rutherford, M.K.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about improving quality of care, continuing research to improve patient safety, and how computers can assist people in self-managing chronic diseases. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To become familiar with the role medical informatics plays in promoting safer, quality health care

  2. To learn more about computers and how they can be used to more efficiently and cost-effectively contribute to quality health care

  3. To find out about some patient safety programs that use medical informatics

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Course Retired
Course Number 100906
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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99 members have taken this course