eHealth: More Than Just an Electronic Record

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The MOOC (massive open online course) “eHealth: More than just an electronic record!” is multidisciplinary in nature, and aims to equip the global audience of health clinicians, students, managers, administrators, and researchers to reflect on the overall impact of eHealth on the integration of care. It explores the breadth of technology application, current and emerging trends, and showcases both local and international eHealth practice and research.

The entire eHealth course consists of 5 modules and takes about 5 weeks to complete. Completion certificates are issued on the basis of participation in all 5 modules. Completing the health practice assignment in Module 5 entitles you to advanced standing in some of the eHealth courses run by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney.

What you’ll learn

  • The fundamentals of eHealth and where it is heading
  • What kind of health data we are currently collecting and how it will transform healthcare in the future
  • How new technologies are helping health consumers participate in their own healthcare
  • How eHealth can improve the coordination and efficiency of healthcare and what the barriers might be

Length: Self-paced 5 week course
Study time commitment: 3 hours per week
Assessable components: Assignment 1 in Module 2 (40%) and Assignment 2 in Module 5 (60%).



General Information
Startanytime, online course

Language: English

Find more information on the course on the Coursera Website.

Published in GI-Mail 04/2018 (English edition). Sign up for GI-Mail here.  

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