CSC 061 - (CS) Fundamentals of Health Informatics
Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring, Summer
This course is designed to introduce health informatics (HI) at a level appropriate for non-majors in computer science. The course focuses on the interaction of computer science with biomedical and healthcare data and will emphasize how to use computers to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of electronic healthcare information. Topics include standards, storage, exchange and analysis of healthcare data; biomedical decision-making and clinical probabilistic reasoning; essential principles in biomedial computing; data mining; ethical issues in security and privacy in HI; image and clinical informatics; and telemedicine.
Does not count toward major requirements in computer science or computer engineering. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.
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