The mission of the Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Health Informatics Program is to provide students with an interdisciplinary, skills-based education in health informatics. These graduates will enable healthcare organizations to maximize the capture and utilization of data to improve patient safety and care and to reduce healthcare expenditures.
The vision of the Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Health Informatics Program is to graduate students who have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to be successful in future informatics careers. Graduates will be highly sought after and actively recruited by healthcare organizations.
The Health Informatics Program provides a course of study for the degree of Master of Science in Health Informatics that will lead to: 1. the use of informatics to improve the performance of health providers and the health care system in order to enhance wellness and disease prevention, improve patient outcomes, reduce morbidity and mortality, reduce medical error and promote patient safety, promote cost effective health care, and facilitate the adoption of health information technology; and 2) a career in health information technology.