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Health IT Standards and Systems Interoperability Course

Health IT Standards and Systems Interoperability Course is available online via Johns Hopkins University OpenCourseWare.

Course Description

The Health Information Technology Standards and Systems Interoperability course is designed to provide health professionals with an understanding of the existing health information technology (HIT) standards and HIT standardization processes.

The goal of this course is to provide students with methods and tools for participation as users in the HIT standardization activities for the design and evaluation of integrated health data systems at the local, state, regional, national or international levels.

The intended audience comprises public health and medical professionals responsible, or advocating, for information systems used in (1) providing services; (2) developing, implementing and evaluating policies; and (3) performing research.