Biomedical Informatics Program
To provide academic excellence in educating leaders in health information technology in the United States and internationally.
The Biomedical Informatics Program provides a course of study for the degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics that will lead to:
- the use of informatics to improve the performance of health providers and the health care system in order to.
- enhance wellness and disease prevention
- improve patient outcomes
- reduce morbidity and mortality
- reduce medical error and promote patient safety
- promote cost effective health care
- facilitating the adoption of health information technology.
- a career in health information technology.
- becoming a self-directed lifelong learner.
At the end of the course of study leading to the degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics, the graduate will be able to:
- identify the fundamentals of a telecommunication network design.
- develop practical health care applications using popular database management systems.
- evaluate information technology for integration into health care.
- utilize the knowledge, skills, and concepts of health information technology in evidence-based practice.
- apply principles of information security and policy formation.
- assess existing and emerging health information technologies.
- appraise health information exchange system standards.
- analyze project management strategies in health information technology.