HIT Integration, Interoperability Standards

Course Code: MSBI 32100

This course will provide students with an understanding of healthcare information technology (HIT) standards and interoperability. Lessons will include: a review of key standards such as IHE initiative, HL7, DICOM, CCOW, and others; the role of non-medical standards (HTTP, XML, etc.) in biomedical informatics; policy issues related to data exchange between institutions; use of service oriented architecture (SOA); enterprise business integration; and HIPAA polices and standards.