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Executive Information Systems


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Course level: Graduate

In this course, students examine clinical and administrative healthcare systems employed by executive leaders and the legislative practices that affect those systems. Specific emphasis is placed on critical systems used to facilitate decision-making, strategic planning, and financial reimbursement. Additionally, students discourse the origins, storage, and use of clinical data in the context of data warehouses, clinical repositories, electronic healthcare records, and big data. Competencies: Analyze the major components that comprise healthcare information systems. Examine the effects of regulatory environments on healthcare data collection, security, and ethics. Evaluate the opportunities Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) systems and e-health applications provide executive information systems. Evaluate how data affect strategic planning and executive decision systems. Assess the implications of smart devices and telemedicine on executive decision systems and quality healthcare delivery. Synthesize an optimum approach for the implementation and adoption of executive decision systems in a healthcare setting.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) and the Big Picture

Government Regulations and the Regulatory Environment

The Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR)

Decision Support Systems and Executive Dashboards

Data Analysis, Quality Improvement Metrics, and Data Security

Data, Data Mining, Data Repositories, Big Data, and the Ethics of Data Collection

Telemedicine and Smart Devices

Implementation and Adoption


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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