HIMSS Middle East UAE eHealth Week 2017

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The in-person course will take place on:

Date: 12 - 13 November 2017

Time: 12 November - 13:45 to 17:00
          13 November - 14:00 - 17:00

Location: Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Lecture Hall 3
Course Description:

The Course provides a broad-based introduction to health informatics, the field concerned with the acquisition, use, and storage of information in healthcare, biomedical research, and public health. Students focus on the underlying themes of health informatics, including the proper use of information technology in health and biomedical settings. The course also covers the main applications of information technology in health and biomedicine, including electronic health records, information retrieval, genomics, and telemedicine. The viewpoints of information technology from medicine, computer science, nursing, public health, patients/consumers are considered.

Who Needs this Course? 

All individuals who desire to have certified training in health informatics from OHSU (a recognized and accredited U.S. university and medical school) and endorsed by the American Medical Informatics Association. 

The course is specially tailored for:
  • IT professionals working or interested in working in healthcare; 
  • Clinical, medical, nursing and other healthcare-related professionals interested in health information technology; 
  • IT industry business leaders and managers dealing with IT systems and solutions in healthcare; 
  • Senior administrators and policy makers involved in organizational transformation initiatives in health information technology;
  • Research scientists working on IT-based, healthcare-related projects; 
  • Individuals interested in career opportunities in health information technology.
Participants Will Get: 
  • Access to OHSU online course and course materials
  • AMIA i10x10 Certificate issued by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) (subject to satisfying requirements for award of Certificate)
  • Award of 3 credits (subject to passing the Course) which can be carried forward to graduate programs in health informatics at OHSU or similar programs at other US universities that recognize the AMIA 10×10 certificate training.