Courses & Units

Health Information Service Management BAA536

Rozelle - Sydney


This unit focuses on the health information professional and the creation, use, management and destruction of health information. You will critically evaluate the theory, practice and processes used in health information management in Australia and internationally. Governance and standards applicable to the management of health information will be discussed and professional code of ethics examined. You will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies.


Unit name Health Information Service Management
Unit code BAA536
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business and Economics

 Dr Kerryn Butler-Henderson

Teaching staff

Dr Kerryn Butler-Henderson

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Band Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $2,523.00 091301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching Pattern

On campus (two days of residential master-classes) and off campus (online by distance).


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Abdelhak, M, & Hanken, MA 2015, Health information: Management of a strategic resource, 5th edn, Saunders, USA.  Available as an e-book.

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