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IT Infrastructure for eHealth (ISYS90076)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeISYS90076
Semester 1
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This subject develops technical capabilities required for sound decision-making about ehealth solutions and applications. It reviews the building blocks of hardware, software and networks. It identifies requirements for interoperability of systems and integration of information; explores emerging platforms for eHealth solutions and applications; and outlines technical management and governance issues.


Five major topics will be covered in lectures, tutorials and hands-on computer laboratories:

  1. Hardware, Software and Networks for eHealth
  2. Interoperability
  3. Information Integration
  4. New Platforms for eHealth
  5. Governance and Management of eHealth Infrastructure

Intended learning outcomes


On completion of this subject the student is expected to:

  1. Work effectively with eHealth infrastructure concepts and components
  2. Identify requirements for interoperability of ehealth systems and data integration
  3. Analyse and synthesise technical knowledge to create enabling environments for real-world ehealth systems

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:

  • Understanding of global issues relating to health
  • The ability to work across different disciplines
  • Excellent in-depth knowledge to support responsible leadership

Last updated: 23 January 2019