Academic Objectives of the Program

To prepare individuals with knowledge and skills in health and information technology to:

  • Support research and development and education in health
  • Support patient care and health promotion
  • Support policy development at local, provincial, national and international levels
  • Support health administration
  • Address the fundamental questions of the purposes of health services and the role of information and information technology in health.
  • Address the structuring, collection and use of information for performance indicators and quality improvement
  • Address the development of clinical decision support tools and methodologies