Catalogue 2012 - 2013

BIS 372 Information Systems for the Health Care Industry


3 cr.


BIS 202

Course Description

The course provides an overview of the IT functions and services for the healthcare industry. The systems that handle business operations, the promise of emerging technologies such as robotics and nanotechnology, and the relationship of IT infrastructure to the various modes of healthcare delivery organizations are some of the topics that will be analyzed and discussed. The course will also touch on privacy and ethical issues linked to IT use in healthcare.