- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This subject is offered asone 3-hour block of two 1- hour lectures plus one 1- hour tutorial per week over 12 weeks.
Subject documents and class records are handled using LMS Blackboard.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
This subject has no textbook. Students have access to lecture audio and slides in the LMS, as well as electronic full-text of recommended readings, including current journal articles, government documents and industry reports. 2012 examples of recommended readings are:
Cohen, A., Adams, C., Davis, J., Yu, C., Yu, P., Meng, W., Duggan, L., McDonagh, M., & Smalheiser, N. (2010). Evidence-based medicine, the essential role of systematic reviews, and the need for automated text mining tools. Pp. 376-380. In Proceedings of IHI’10, November 11-12 2010, Arlington Virginia USA.
Collen, M. (2012). Computer Medical Databases: The First Six Decades (1950-2010). Springer, London.
Ferlie, E., Crilly, T., Jashapara, A., & Peckham, A. (2012). Knowledge mobilization in healthcare: A critical review of health sector and generic management literature. Social Science & Medicine 74, 1297-1304.
Musen, M., Noy, N., Shah, N., Whetzel, P., Chute, C., Story, M.-A., Smith, B. & the NCBO team. (2012). The National Center for Biomedical Ontology. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 19, 190-195.
Shilton, K. (2012). Participatory personal data: An emerging research challenge for the information sciences. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, [in press 34pp.]
This subject is important in the field of eHealth and biomedical informatics, i.e. work that concerns the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information in, about and for human health, and the design and management of related solutions to advance the understanding and practice of healthcare. This subject is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and also uses expert guest speakers from industry and government. In particular, this subject addresses the core components of major national and international certification programs such as the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Certified Health Information Australasia (CHIA).
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Information Systems Course Master of Information Technology Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and Digital Health Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Information Systems Course Master of Information Systems Specialisation (formal) Health Major MIS Health Specialisation Major MIT Health Specialisation Major MIS Research Specialisation Major MIS Professional Specialisation
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
Last updated: 2 December 2019