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EHealth Applications and Solutions (ISYS90077)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeISYS90077
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject provides an overview of design, implementation and evaluation considerations for developers of major eHealth solutions and applications, including electronic health records (EHR), telehealth, clinical decision support systems (CDSS), consumer health and innovative tools for biomedical research.

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

  1. Electronic Health Records Solutions
  2. Telemedicine and Telehealth Systems
  3. Clinical Decision Support Systems
  4. Consumer Health Applications
  5. Clinical and Translational Research Innovations

Intended learning outcomes

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

On completion of this subject the student is expected to:

  1. Prepare a technical review of current solutions in eHealth
  2. Recognise opportunities for improvement through the development of eHealth solutions
  3. Design an eHealth solution based on critical evaluation of tools and methods
  4. Make a case for the feasibility, innovation, impact and value of the envisaged solution

Generic skills

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

  • Understanding of global issues relating to health
  • Understanding of diverse stakeholders in healthcare settings
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving

Last updated: 23 January 2019