HI 6311 Advanced Decision Analysis I

Course Type: Advanced
Credit Hours: 3

This course will focus on decisions made with high degrees of uncertainty. The focus will be on modeling the decisions and the types of uncertainty which are present in the decision making process. The focus will be on developing ways to reduce the amount and types of uncertainty while still maintaining the key elements of the decision making process. In addition, the course will focus on ways to automate the decision making process in terms of the way in which data, information and knowledge is aggregated, the modeling of the decision data against existing standards or protocols and presenting alternative display approaches to the understanding of the data, information and knowledge employed in the decision making process.


Access to the Internet, personal computer, consent of instructor.

Additional Information

Course Objectives

  • Learn basic decision analysis techniques.
  • Learn computer-assisted decision making techniques
  • Explore clinical decision support systems
  • Understand the role of new media in disease management