HCI 410 Healthcare Clinical Systems Analysis • 5 Cr.

Description

Presents strategies and tools for systems analysis and the development of user and systems requirements. Emphasis is on capturing and evaluating the needs of various stakeholders including physicians, nurses, patients, and caregivers, as well as meeting health information technology general practices and regulations, and covers techniques to analyze and model healthcare processes. Prerequisite: HCI 310 and 315 with C or higher, or permission of instructor. Previously HCTM 410.

Description starting Summer 2021

As an informatics professional, your main role is to bridge the gap between clinical process and technology. This course prepares you for this role by presenting strategies and tools to develop, analyze, and model healthcare processes and systems. Emphasis is on capturing and evaluating the needs and requirements of various stakeholders, including physicians, nurses, patients, and caregivers. In addition, students will learn how to satisfy information technology general practices and regulations. Prerequisites: HCI 310 and HCI 315, both with a C or higher, or permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast strategies, methods, and tools used for workflow analysis and redesign 
  • Describe interview and communication strategies to elucidate current workflow of different stakeholder groups in healthcare 
  • Given a clinical scenario apply appropriate strategy to analyze current workflow and care processes 
  • Create process flowcharts for a given healthcare workflow or care process 
  • Utilizing a user-centered approach, recommend changes to current workflow and care processes 
  • Develop strategies for assessing changes to workflow and care processes in order to determine if the change was effective

Offered