Considers the increasing impact of technology in contemporary society with a particular focus on health services. The unit explores some current applications of health informatics and identifies a number of issues associated with the use of technology in health care. It provides the foundation for ongoing exploration of health informatics.
|Unit name||Introduction to Health Informatics|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||UTAS Centre for Rural Health|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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