INFS3440-B Health Care Information System (Spring 2024)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/16/2024 - 05/03/2024)
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Seats Available: 4 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

Health Care Information Systems provides the student with an introduction to Information Technology and its infusion into the modern Health Care environment. Starting with the historical perspective, it progresses to the pertinent issues that can be addressed by Information Technology and Medical Informatics. Students will develop an understanding of the processes for identifying health care system needs and for the design and implementation of systems that meet requirements for patient care, administration, quality assurance, cost control and education with E-Health and Internet-based informational structures. Computer-based electronic patient record systems will be emphasized as the most important element of the on-going health care evolution. Students will also examine the database technologies of the M, Vista and Epic standards

Course Materials

About the Instructor(s)

Jeanne M. Baugh, Ed.D.
University Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems
412-397-6436 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 223