2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Oct 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Health Informatics Concentration, MBA


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The MBA’s Concentration in Health Informatics is designed for individuals with varying levels of experience working in healthcare institutions. Most of these professionals come from a technical, IT background, and are looking to successfully develop management skills in addition to their technical proficiency. There are also individuals with clinical backgrounds (nurses and pharmacists, among others) that have become involved in managing the health informatics area. 

Outcomes of the Concentration in Health Informatics:

  • Apply leadership, communication, and conflict resolution skills and concepts to identify, analyze and creatively solve complex organizational problems connected to the design and implementation of health informatics systems;
  • Comprehend the challenges and opportunities of working effectively with other people across a wide array of departments, outside vendors, and individuals with diverse backgrounds who interact with health informatics systems;
  • Understand the main principles and practices of healthcare data management and how information technology and systems can help interpret and use biomedical information across departmental units;
  • Apply a broad range of interpersonal and project management skills to design processes and design and implement team and group projects to optimize performance.
  • Develop expertise in all business aspects of health informatics: this includes departmental design and management, capital and operating budgeting, the art of the budget planning process, infrastructure design and strategic planning.

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