Crossing continents in the pursuit of science
The use of genetically engineered mice has opened countless possibilities for advancing the study of human diseases. Read about Alessandra Piersigilli, a scientist in Switzerland, whose interest in our online courses in Genomic Pathology led to a fellowship in Davis, Calif.
Improving Healthcare through Analytics
The healthcare industry is experiencing fundamental changes as it shifts from a volume-based to value-based framework, and healthcare organizations are striving to reduce costs, better manage risk and improve population health. Harnessing the wealth of electronic health data now available will provide these organizations the opportunity for large-scale analytics to transform healthcare delivery.
UC Davis Extension Instructor Appointed to CAHIE
Congratulations to one of our instructors Robert "Rim" Cothren on his new appointment as the California Association of Health Information Exchange (CAHIE) Executive Director. He currently co-teaches our "Interoperability and Health Information Exchange" course for our Health Informatics Certificate and our Health Information Exchange Professional Concentration.
Consumer and Mobile Health Informatics
Explore how consumer health informatics promotes consumer empowerment by making health information more accessible and usable. Examine the use of health websites, blogs and social media tools for patient education, as well as the emerging use of mobile applications and consumer electronic devices for information as well as chronic disease management.
Computer Security and Privacy in Healthcare
Examine how computer security and privacy impact electronic health information and exchange—ranging from EHRs and telemedicine to mobile devices and robotic surgical instruments.
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Health Informatics Course Samples
Learn more about the online format and course content. Preview course samples from the Health Informatics Certificate Program by watching these course samples:
Check out this series of videos on important issues related to health information technology and exchange from the California eHealth Initiative.