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eHealth Education in University



Health Information University Degrees and e-Health Tertiary Education

What is 'e-Health'? What are the differences between e-Health, Health Informatics and Health Information Management?  Have you asked yourself: "I have done banking/finance systems integration for many years, but working in health sounds very interesting. What do I need to learn?"  What are the challenges and opportunities of these exciting and ever-expanding professions?  Which jobs and careers are growing in eHealth?  And which university has the right course or degree for me?  Below is a selection of eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Information Management university undergraduate and postgraduate degrees for those who want to explore jobs and career pathways in the health information profession.


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● Introduce you to the fascinating world of 'e-Health' - the use of computer technology in healthcare.
● Explore the differences between e-Health, Health Informatics and Health Information Management.
● Demonstrate how HL7 FHIR has become 'Open Source' and has brought healthcare interoperability into the IT 'mainstream'.
● Outline the ongoing eHealth work in pathology/ diagnostics, the technologies used and the resulting career opportunities.
● Identify vocational, commercial and tertiary training pathways into eHealth.




HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Undergraduate Study

To become a Health Information Manager, you need to complete an accredited undergraduate or postgraduate degree.  The following Australian universities offer accredited 3- or 3.5-year undergraduate degrees.


LaTrobe University   (Melbourne, Victoria)

Bachelor of Science (Health Information Management)

Home Page: www.latrobe.edu.au

School of Public Health: www.latrobe.edu.au/school-psychology-and-public-health

Health Information Management: www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/health-information-management

Course Enquiries: healthinfo@latrobe.edu.au


Western Sydney University   (Sydney, Australia)

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)

Home Page: www.westernsydney.edu.au

Course Information: http://handbook.uws.edu.au/hbook/course.aspx ?course=3711.1

Course Enquiries: bict@scem.uws.edu.au


Curtin University of Technology   (Perth, Western Australia)

Bachelor of Science (Health Information Management) - entirely by distance education

Home Page: http://www.curtin.edu.au/

School of Public Health: http://publichealth.curtin.edu.au/

Course Overview: http://courses.curtin.edu.au/course_overview/undergraduate/health-information-management

Course Enquiries: +61 8 9266 1000


Queensland University of Technology   (Brisbane, Queensland)

Bachelor of Health Information Management

Home Page: www.qut.edu.au

School of Public Health and Social Work: www.qut.edu.au/health/about/schools/school-of-public-health-and-social-work

Course Overview: www.qut.edu.au/study/courses/bachelor-of-health-information-management

Course Enquiries: askqut@qut.edu.au +61 7 3138 2000 / Sue Walker S.Walker@qut.edu.au +61 7 3138 5873 / Maryann Wood atmt.wood@qut.edu.au +61 7 3138 5870      

Enrolment: phsw.admin@qut.edu.au / Sarah Shepley +61 7 3138 4697 / Lillian Okorn +61 7 3138 5856


Post-Graduate Study

Further study by either coursework or research, in areas such as Health Informatics, may be undertaken at Masters level and above.  Additional course and entrance information is available directly from each university offering these courses.


LaTrobe University   (Melbourne, Victoria)

Master of Health Information Management – entry possible for graduates of any bachelor course (unique in the Southern Hemisphere!).  This two-year course provides graduates with the profession entry-level qualification for a career in Health Information Management.

Home Page: www.latrobe.edu.au

Course Information: www.latrobe.edu.au/courses/health-information-management/postgraduate

Course Enquiries: healthinfo@latrobe.edu.au


University of Tasmania   (Sydney Campus, NSW)

Master of Health Information Management

Home Page: www.utas.edu.au

Course Overview: www.utas.edu.au/courses/bus/courses/37e-master-of-health-information-management

Course Enquiries: 1300 363 864  Course.Info@utas.edu.au


HEALTH INFORMATICS


University of Melbourne   (Melbourne, Victoria)

Course Information: http://coursesearch.unimelb.edu.au/majors/151-health-informatics


Western Sydney University   (Sydney, Australia)

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology

Course Information: www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/

future_students_home/ug/eng_info_tech/ bachelor_of_information_and_communications_technology_ict

Course Enquiries: bict@scem.uws.edu.au


University of Tasmania   (Hobart, Tasmania)

Bachelor of E-Health (Health Informatics) - by distance education

Master of E-Health (Health Informatics) - by distance education

www.utas.edu.au/postgraduate/all-faculties-and-institutes/courses/faculty-of-health-science2/e-health


University of Wollongong   (Wollongong, Australia)

Home Page: www.uow.edu.au

Course Information: www.uow.edu.au/handbook/yr2015/pg/H15007209.html

 

Griffiths University   (Queensland, Australia)

Health Informatics

Home Page: www.griffith.edu.au

Course Information: http://degrees.griffith.edu.au/Course/7314MED


Post-Graduate Study

Further study by either coursework or research in Health Informatics may be undertaken at Masters level and above.  Additional course and entrance information is available directly from each university offering these courses.


University of Sydney   (Sydney, Australia)

Master of Information Technology

Home Page:  www.sydney.edu.au

Course Information:  www.sydney.edu.au/courses/master-of-information-technology


Western Sydney University   (Sydney, Australia)

Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Home Page: www.westernsydney.edu.au

Course Information: www.westernsydney.edu.au/future-students/postgraduate/

postgraduate/postgraduate_courses/information_technology_and_computing_courses/

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Course Enquiries: 1300 897 669 postgraduatestudy@westernsydney.edu.au


Flinders University   (Adelaide, Australia)

Master of Health Administration

Home page: www.flinders.edu.au

Course information: www.flinders.edu.au/courses/rules/postgrad/mhad.cfm



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