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Enabling Quality Driven Care DIGH 7400

Digital Health Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

In this course, the learner applies previously acquired knowledge from the foundation courses. This course will require the learner to leverage key concepts associated with information-system design with a focus on clinical-decision supports, evidence-based practices and technology-enabled workflow design. Learners examine clinical-decision support strategies to enable quality-driven care and explore the impact of the ethical, legal, regulatory, and financial components of the Canadian health-care system on clinical care and decision-making. Learners examine how to analyze, design, and implement digital health systems using knowledge of clinical-care processes, technologies, and workflow. Learners review the need for interoperability both inside a health-care organization (between departments and system components), as well as outside the organization (between health systems, practices, health information exchanges, and public health agencies). Learners analyze how informatics concepts and tools contribute to current and evolving health-care delivery models and influence access, safety and quality of care. Learners explore how to anticipate and evaluate the impact of digital health systems on clinical processes, health services delivery, and quality across the continuum of care. Theories and models of collaborative change leadership introduced in earlier courses will be built upon to include strategies, methods, and techniques, including consensus building and collaboration, negotiation, and conflict management, useful for health informatics projects. In a group assignment, learners apply principles, models, and methods for building and managing effective interdisciplinary teams, as well as methods to engage stakeholders, including end-users and subject matter experts. Learners will implement project-management principles, tools, and techniques. Learners learn how to work professionally, ethically, and collaboratively with stakeholders and as a member of an interdisciplinary health-care team to enhance the collection, distribution, use, security, and awareness of quality health information and its impact on care. The course examines risks associated with data sharing and strategies to prevent compromising patient and population privacy, confidentiality, and security. This course discusses policy, appropriate use, and the ethical implication of remote care, as well as how challenges related to access to health care can lead to disparity. The course examines virtual care as a delivery model for health care. Emerging health technologies will be discussed and analyzed in the context of quality care.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$925.57

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of DIGH 7400 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91582

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Fri Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 91582
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robert Paquin

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$925.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of DIGH 7400 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69345

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Fri Jun 21 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 69345
  • Domestic fees $925.57
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 21 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robert Paquin

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$925.57

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of clinical-care processes, technologies, and workflow to analyze, design, and implement digital health systems.
  • Anticipate and evaluate the impact of digital health systems on clinical processes, health services delivery, and quality across the continuum of care.
  • Demonstrate strong communication and collaboration skills to share information with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to arrive at best overall solution.
  • Apply collaborative change leadership strategies relevant to health informatics projects.
  • Describe how to work professionally, ethically, and collaboratively with stakeholders and as a member of an interdisciplinary health-care team to enhance the collection, distribution, use, security, and awareness of quality health information and its impact on care.
  • Describe legal, regulatory, and ethical issues regarding clinical decision-making to enable quality-driven care.
  • Analyze how informatics concepts and tools contribute to current and evolving health-care delivery models and influence cost, access, safety, and quality of care.
  • Describe data sharing risks and strategies to prevent compromising patient and population privacy, confidentiality, and security.
  • Discuss key aspects of virtual care and the implications of remote care delivery.
  • Evaluate and analyze emerging health technologies.

Effective as of Fall 2023

Related Programs

Enabling Quality Driven Care (DIGH 7400) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Digital Health
    Advanced Certificate Part-time

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