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Medical Informatics

Learn the ins and outs of medical informatics in the healthcare sector according to modern trends in the industry.

6 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 1 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

Medical informatics brings together healthcare, computer science, information technology, and decision science with the intent of improving the management of data needed to optimize healthcare delivery. As data driven decisions are at the core of healthcare delivery to improve patient outcomes, research into technology facilitating medical informatics is expected to grow in upcoming years - broadening the range of opportunities for biomedical engineers with job ready and industry relevant skills. 

This course will give learners a thorough understanding of concepts in the medical informatics domain according to modern trends in the industry. It will also provide an insight into systems and standards that are currently followed. By the end of this course, learners will have a hands-on understanding of how medical informatics is central to healthcare functions.

Who can enrol in this course? 

Biomedical engineering graduates and working professionals can take this course.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Module 1 - Introduction to Medical Informatics

Medical informatics improves collaboration between patients, healthcare providers, and insurance operations, as well as other key functions in the healthcare sector. It is important for learners to understand the basics of how data is acquired, stored, and transferred between primary points in the healthcare industry. 

This module will cover 

  • Medical Informatics: Overview
  • Electronic Health Records / Hospital Information System
  • Health Information Technology Standards in Medical Informatics
  • Essential Concepts for Biomedical Computing and Coding Systems for Biomedical Data
  • Data Analytics and Reporting
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems and Artificial Intelligence

Module 2 - Application Areas of Medical Informatics

In the healthcare industry, medical informatics governs operations related to patient data management. It plays a vital role in maintaining hospital and healthcare data systems. It is important for learners to know about the application of medical informatics in the many systems used in hospitals.

This module will cover 

  • Hospital Information System (HIS)/Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Laboratory Information Systems (LIS)
  • Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
  • Radiology Information System (RIS)
  • Clinical Information System (CIS)
  • Device Integration
  • Other Areas of Application
  • Global Emerging Trends

Module 3 - Healthcare Standards and Regulations

Systems used to facilitate patient care delivery have a standard of safety that needs to be met. It is important for learners to be up to date with modern standards followed in the industry.

This module will cover 

  • Quality Planning of Hospital Support System
  • Quality Assurance to Patients, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH), and Joint Commission International (JCI)
  • Patient Safety Trends And Incidents Management
  • Risk Management in Healthcare
  • Potential Medical Error
  • Mandatory Federal Regulations
  • Legislations Impacting the Field of Healthcare

Module 4 - Medical Informatics Tools

Healthcare professionals use a variety of medical informatics tools developed specifically to collect, manage, store, and analyze data. It is important for learners to know about the medical informatics tools that facilitate healthcare delivery in the industry. 

This module will cover 

  • Tools used in Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT)
  • Understanding Database
  • Understanding HL7 Standard
  • Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS)
  • Software Development Tool
  • Interfacing Technologies
  • Reporting Technologies
  • Admit, Discharge, and Transfer (ADT) Sample Message
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSS) and Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging
  • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) Server / TCP Client Collection

Module 5 - IoT - Medical technologies

There are many IoT techniques used in the field of medical informatics to transfer and analyze data, such as cloud computing and telemedicine. It is important for learners to understand the IoT technologies involved in medical informatics.  

This module will cover 

  • Cloud Computing and Data Analytics
  • Mobile Health - Telemedicine and Patient Monitoring
  • The Future of Computer Applications in Biomedicine
  • Point of Care Telemedicine
  • Computational Model of Physiology

Module 6 - Artificial Intelligence and its Future in Healthcare

Artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms underpin systems in the field of medical informatics. AI/ML automate processes, and analyze datasets to determine patterns and relationships. It is important for learners to know about AI/ML algorithms in the field of medical informatics. 

This module will cover

  • Role of Artificial Intelligence in Medical Technology
  • Understanding machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and data science
  • Algorithms used in AI
  • Application and Usage of AI and Data Analytics
  • Technologies and Tools used for AI
  • Artificial Neural Network (ANN)
  • Regression Algorithms
  • Decision Tree and Random Forest

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 1 Projects that are available in this program.

Design a Hospital Management System

In this project, learners will develop a basic Healthcare Management System (HMS) using web technologies and DB. Learners will have to do the following to complete the project:

  • Write a brief report on the technologies used.
  • Develop the front end of the system with basic functionalities like creating appointments for a patient, doctors, and administrator login page for adding patients or writing a report.
  • Add source code snippets of different modules with explanations in brief.
  • Add a screenshot of functional web-based HMS as an observation result.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Master the Data-Driven Approach in Healthcare with the Medical Informatics Course

 

Medical informatics blends the best of information science, computer science technology, and health care. With the global data expansion, medical informatics has paved the way for storing, analysing and retrieving patient data, thereby improving healthcare quality. The health informatics market is forecasted to achieve a whooping USD 98,679 Million by 2030, with an average growth rate of 12.4% CAGR. 

A medical informatics engineer needs to be well-versed at collaborating with healthcare professionals to optimise the process of tracking and recording patient data. Skill-Lync’s medical informatics  course equips you with the necessary skillsets to handle patient data. The industry expert-led course will train you in the latest medical informatics software and tools used in different healthcare applications. The medical informatics course fee ranges from INR 4,200 to INR 7,000 per month.

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-oriented medical informatics course is for all engineering students and graduates of computer science and related engineering streams. As engineers, if you are passionate about creating an impact in the healthcare industry, you should pursue this course. Experienced professionals who want to upskill or are looking for a career transition to this domain can pursue the course from Skill-Lync.

What will you learn?

The course will equip you with the essential skills to address the technology-related challenges of the healthcare industry. Through the Medical Informatics course, you will get a clear understanding of:

  • Medical informatics software like Hospital Information System(HIS) and Electronic Health Record(EHR)
  • Health Information Technology Standards
  • Telemedicine and remote patient monitoring using IoT technologies.
  • Biomedical computing and coding systems for biomedical data
  • Application and usage of AI and data analytics in medical technology

Skills You Will Gain

  • Complete knowledge of technologies deployed in medical technology
  • Ability to integrate engineering techniques for biomedical applications.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • The Medical Informatics course is a 6-week long and 100% online.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get both email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities after taking the course

Upon completing the Medical Informatics course, numerous job opportunities will open up for you. Some exciting positions that you can work for include:

  • Medical Informatics Engineer
  • Clinical Evaluation Expert
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Software Developer - Healthcare Informatics

FAQs about Medical Informatics Course

  1. Who can take up the Medical Informatics course?

Students, graduates, and working professionals of computer science and related streams of engineering interested in healthcare can pursue this medical technology course.

  1. Is Medical Informatics an online program?

Yes, the Medical Informatics course is 100% online. 

  1. What is the duration of the Medical Informatics course?

The Medical Informatics course is six weeks long and covers medical informatics software like Laboratory Information Systems, Clinical Information systems and Radiology Information Systems.

  1. What is the fee for pursuing the Medical Informatics course?

The fee for learning the Medical Informatics course at Skill-Lync is flexible and is available in three plans. The basic plan provides you with one month of access at INR 4,200 per month for three months, the Pro plan provides you with two months of access at INR 5,600 per month for three months, and the Premium plan provides you lifetime access at INR 7,000 per month for three months.

  1. How much a Healthcare Informatics Software Engineer can earn?

According to Ambitionbox, the average annual salary of a Healthcare Informatics Software Engineer reaches up to INR 4.6 Lakhs per annum and tends to increase with experience. However, your pay package varies with your experience and expertise.

  1. Is there any certificate for completing the Medical Informatics course?

Yes, you shall be given a course completion certificate after completing the medical technology course. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

  1. Is any technical support available for the Medical Informatics course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

  1. What is Medical Technology?

Medical Technology is a broad field that includes all services and products used to enhance a patient's healthcare. It involves applying engineering techniques from all branches and developing biomedical instruments, diagnosing equipment and medical informatics software.

  1. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India's leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry's demands through job-oriented courses.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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12 years in the experience range

Instructors with 12 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Healthcare Informatics

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