2016 Medical Informatics

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Information and Communications Engineering
Obi Takashi 
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Media-enhanced courses
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Course description and aims

Lecture on the basic technology to deal with information about a disease and health appropriately and put on the knowledge needed the engineer who builds the system to deal with medical information.
To learn information processing in the medical field, overall technology and knowledge are needed. So we learn information processing technology of hardware, software and network technology, the sense of ethics which it's needed when treating medical information, information protection technology and standardization of the medical information.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Acquire knowledge related to the medical information systems systematically.
2) Understand the practical use and application of the medical information sysytem and future subject.


Medical Information System, PHR, EHR, Reginal Medical Cooperation, Privacy, Security

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Every lesson contains a lecture. Afterming to class, review the contents of the class. Attendance is taken in every class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Medical care and Information Technology Instruct in class.
Class 2 Medical Record System Instruct in class.
Class 3 Medical Information System Instruct in class.
Class 4 Radiology Information System Instruct in class.
Class 5 Hospital Information System Instruct in class.
Class 6 Telemedicine/Regional Medical Cooperation Instruct in class.
Class 7 Network System for Medical Cooperation Instruct in class.
Class 8 Future Subject Instruct in class.


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

All materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on their understanding of the medical information systems, the current situation and the present issues of healthcare IT.
Students’ course scores are based on class reports (50%) and final report (50%).

Related courses

  • ICT.H513 : IT Society and Information Security

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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