HI 5314 Technology Assessment in Healthcare

(web-based instruction)

3 semester credit hours/meets part of basic informatics component 

Prerequisites: Basic statistics knowledge, HI 5315, HI 5303, or consent of instructor 

This course will focus on methods and processes to evaluate positive and negative impacts of various techniques, technologies and interventions in healthcare. The focus will be standard approaches for measuring various outcomes, and development and evaluation of technology assessment models. The course will also focus on merging multiple measures outcomes measurement to conduct unified approach to evaluate effectiveness of planned / implemented technologies, or to compare different options. Finally, the course will try to explore tool/software for the technology assessment.