HI 6304 Consultation in Health Informatics
The course will provide an overview of principles of consulting in health informatics. There will be lectures that will consist of 1-2 hours per week on topics that relate to consulting. The majority of the activity will be working with the instructors on a class project to learn consulting skills. There will be one class project that will be developed for the new Geriatrics Division of the Department of Internal Medicine at the UT Medical School. It will involve the development of a plan to apply Your Doctor Program principles to support patients in the Harris County Hospital District and Hermann Hospital for frail elderly.
Graduate status, basic understanding of the health care system, Project Management HI6312, consent of the instructor, and access to Internet. Each student must have their own computer for class.
By the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Define the role of a consultant.
- Learn basic principles of consulting.
- Learn principles of project management as it relates to consulting.