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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
6 hours to complete

Translating an "As Is" and "To Be" into a Stack Analysis

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4 videos (Total 38 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Introduction to Module 12m
Plan the Solution12m
The Stack12m
9 readings
Capstone Scenario10m
How to Complete This Lesson10m
Standardized screening for health-related social needs in clinical settings: The accountable health communities screening tool10m
The Accountable Health Communities Social Needs Screening Tool10m
Leveraging Social Determinants of Health Data to Improve Accountable Care Delivery and Gain a Complete Picture of Patients’ Needs10m
How to Complete This Lesson10m
The Informatics Stack: A Heuristic Tool for Informatics Teaching10m
A Proposed National Research and Development Agenda for Population Health informatics10m
The Social Determinants of Health: It’s Time to Consider the Causes of the Causes10m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Applying Online Data Sources to Assess the Needs for an Informatics Intervention

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1 video (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Public and Population Health Informatics: The Bridging of Big Data to Benefit Communities10m
Sources for Data on Social Determinants of Health10m
Online Resources for Assessing and Measuring Social Determinants of Health10m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Designing an Informatics Intervention

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5 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Types of Clinical Decision Support7m
Design Phase9m
Define Phase7m
The Language of Rules5m
3 readings
IT-Enabled Community Health Interventions10m
Business Process Model and Notation10m
Automated E-mail Reminders Linked to Electronic Health Records to Improve Medication Reconciliation on Admission10m
Week
4
8 hours to complete

Communicating a Plan for Intervention Implementation

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2 videos (Total 4 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Capstone Wrap-Up1m
1 reading
Evaluating the Accountable Health Communities Demonstration Project10m

Instructors

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Ashwini S. Davison, M.D.

Associate Director of Education
Division of Health Sciences Informatics
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Harold P. Lehmann, MD, Ph.D.

Professor and Director
Division of Health Sciences Informatics

About Johns Hopkins University

The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world....

About the Health Informatics Specialization

This Specialization is intended for health professionals, administrators, health IT staff, vendors, startups, and patients who need or want to participate in the health IT/informatics process. Throughout the five courses of this Specialization, you will learn about the social and technical context of health informatics problems, how to successfully implement health informatics interventions, how to design a health informatics solution for decision support, and how to answer a health informatics problem through data retrieval and analysis....
Health Informatics

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