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Strategic Information Management in Healthcare BAA771

This unit is usually offered in odd-numbered years only.


The theory, processes and activities to identify, monitor and improve strategic information management systems will be investigated. The challenges associated with the implementation and ongoing management of eHealth, effective information management, digital innovation strategies and stakeholder engagement to co-design digital health solutions will be explored. Requirements for organisational, service and team information management performance metrics, incorporating administrative and clinical outcomes and reporting arrangements, will be debated. Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.


Unit name Strategic Information Management in Healthcare
Unit code BAA771
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management
Coordinator Professor Melanie Lauva
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the purpose, goals and requirements for enhanced strategic information management.
  • Effectively communicate and lead technology-enabled initiatives for enhanced strategic management.
  • Discuss and justify the multi-stakeholder’s role in designing digital health solutions.
  • Identify and critically evaluate benefits and challenges of digital innovation strategies.
  • Appraise digital innovations for improving service efficacy, interprofessional teamwork and patient safety.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
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