The executive health informatics program is designed for self-motivated professionals working in the healthcare and information technology fields, providing them an increased understanding of the transforming potential and complexity of advanced information technology applied to healthcare organizations. The curriculum provides an applied orientation, drawing on the best evidence, to develop an in-depth understanding of how health organizations and systems are structured and function and how information technology can be applied to improve the integration, quality and safety of clinical services as well as the efficiency and overall business function. Graduates will be prepared to design, develop, implement and evaluate information technologies to improve systems at operational as well as the enterprise levels.
Candidates for the program include physicians, nurses, other clinical professionals, and information technology managers of health care organizations with at least three years of technical, clinical, or administrative experience. Our graduates lead organizations in the application of information technology to improve the delivery of health care. Career paths include CIO, systems developer, software designer, consultant, and many more.