The comprehensive Master of Health Informatics curriculum at Charter Oak State College (COSC) focuses on the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of information, data and technology driven innovations in healthcare. Informatics is a top healthcare career choice because it combines patient care with health IT skills for the purpose of analyzing data. Health informatics impacts all areas of healthcare from the patient to administration to research. The focus is on the technical components of healthcare to help reduce medical errors, increase efficiency, reduce costs, and make savvy service decisions for the populations being served.
The COSC Health Informatics Program Competency Model is designed to include AMIA's Domains identified as a pertinent and essential foundation for Applied Health Informatics curriculum. The AMIA Domains and Competencies are aligned with the program's overall mission and vision of the program.