Data analytics based positioning of health informatics programs
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Citation (published version)G Zhang, Vladimir Brusic, Lou Chitkushev. 2017. "Data Analytics Based Positioning of Health Informatics Programs." The 13th Annual International Conference on Computer Science and Educations in Computer Science. Albena, Bulgaria, 2017-06-30 - 2017-07-03
The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (CIS) with concentration in Health Informatics (HI) at Metropolitan College (MET), Boston University (BU), is a 40-credit degree program that are delivered in three formats: face-to-face, online, and blended. The MET CIS-HI program is unique because of the population of students it serves, namely those interested in gaining skills in HI technology field, to serve as data analysts and knowledge-based technology drivers in the thriving health care industry. This set of skills is essential for addressing the challenges of Big Data and knowledge-based health care support of the modern health care. The MET CIS-HI program was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in 2017.