Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This subject develops technical capabilities required for sound decision-making about ehealth solutions and applications. It reviews the building blocks of hardware, software and networks. It identifies requirements for interoperability of systems and integration of information; explores emerging platforms for ehealth solutions and applications; and outlines technical management and governance issues.
Five major topics will be covered in lectures, tutorials and hands-on computer laboratories:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
Hurdle requirement: To pass the subject, students must obtain at least 25/50 in each of these 2 components.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
Learning and Teaching Methods
This subject is offered as one 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:
Integrating the Health Enterprise. 2012. IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Framework, Volume 2x http://www.ihe.net/Technical_Framework/upload/IHE_ITI_TF_Vol2x.pdf
Sittig DF, Hazlehurst BL, Brown J, Murphy S, Rosenman M, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Wilcox AB. 2012. A survey of informatics platforms that enable distributed comparative effectiveness research using multi-institutional heterogenous clinical data.
Mandl, K., Murphy, S., Bernstam, E., Ramoni, R., Kreda, D., Mccoy, J., Adida, B., Kohane, I. 2012. SMART Platforms: Creating the “App Store” for Health
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.
Master of Information Technology |
Master of Information Technology
Master of Information Technology
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