IS 490GH Global Health Informatics

The course will examine the current state of global health informatics from both a local and global perspective, including opportunities and challenges. Focus will be placed on the transition from paper-based records to electronic systems, with a particular emphasis on large international open-source initiatives and the use of mobile devices. Guest speakers will share their experiences with WHO, cell phone based education, and regulatory issues. No programming or statistical experience is required.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2019

    • IS490GHG
      Thu, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 46
      On-Campus
      The course will examine the current state of global health informatics from both a local and global perspective, including opportunities and challenges. Focus will be placed on the transition from paper-based records to electronic systems, with a particular emphasis on large international open-source initiatives and use of mobile devices. Guest speakers will share their experiences with WHO, international education based on mobile devices, and regulatory issues. Meets with IS 590 GHU.
      Instructor
      Ian Brooks
      CRN
      71994
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4
    • IS490GHU
      Thu, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 46
      On-Campus
      The course will examine the current state of global health informatics from both a local and global perspective, including opportunities and challenges. Focus will be placed on the transition from paper-based records to electronic systems, with a particular emphasis on large international open-source initiatives and use of mobile devices. Guest speakers will share their experiences with WHO, international education based on mobile devices, and regulatory issues. Meets with IS 590 GHG.
      Instructor
      Ian Brooks
      CRN
      71995
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).