Healthcare Informatics & Analytics Certificates of Completion
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Healthcare Informatics & Analytics Certificates of Completion Overview
- The Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Informatics will support professionals who focus on the management and integration of technology. Related job titles include but are not limited to systems analyst, informaticist, informatics specialist, project manager, and various clinical health professionals who specialize in information technology.
- The Certificate of Completion in Healthcare Analytics is for professionals whose positions are driven by data, reporting and use of health IT. Related job titles include but are not limited to analyst report writer, process improvement specialist, and clinical product analyst.
We evaluate applications on a rolling basis; however, we recommend that applicants apply as early as possible.
Certificates can be completed in two or three semesters.
Cost consists of program tuition (cost per credit times number of credits) as well as any applicable University and degree-specific fees.
Chatham, a leader in health science graduate education for over 25 years, also offers a fully online, 30-credit Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics (MHI) degree.
Explore the Healthcare Informatics and Healthcare Analytics Certificates of Completion:
- Completed free online application
- An earned bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
- Official transcripts showing highest degree obtained
- If living outside of the USA, applicants must meet minimum English proficiency scores (pBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS score of 6.0) and participate in a virtual interview (via Zoom, WeChat, or Skype)
- Official transcripts, graduation certificates and degree certificates must be in native language and be professional translated in English
Please note: All supporting documents must be copies of the official academic records issued in applicant's native language. If the institution of study issues academic records in English, please submit those as well. All documents must be submitted with literal word-for-word professional English translations for all documents issued.
Admissions materials may be submitted to:
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 USA
HCI631: Integrating Technology into a Healthcare Environment
This course will introduce students to key factors to be considered when integrating new technology within a healthcare environment. Understanding how to successfully create change, define current process, design future processes and complete a gap analysis using the four stages of a systems life cycle to successfully integrate or change technology.
HCI651: Database Management for Evidence-based Decision Making
This course will assist the student in understanding the various database systems used within a healthcare setting. Key to this course is understanding how healthcare professionals can collect and extract data from database systems to assess the organizations performance and impact on patient outcomes.
HCI502: Healthcare Delivery Systems
In this course, students will be engaged in dynamic content to gain an understanding of the role of information systems within healthcare delivery. The course provides an introduction to the use of information technology, information systems, data, and informatics in regards to health care delivery system entities and functions.
Today, Health Informatics plays a critical role in every aspect of a health driven organization, facility, or profession. By leveraging technology, data, and the wisdom of various professionals, decision-making can be strengthened, influencing how care is delivered in the traditional and virtual setting. By leveraging health IT, individuals can impact the quality of care individuals receive and the manner in which care is provided.
—Debra M. Wolf, Ph.D., MSN, BSN, RN, FAAOHN, Director of Healthcare Informatics Program
Faculty within the MHI program are considered experts in the field of healthcare informatics.
Telehealth Certificate of Completion
Looking to quickly acquire valuable telehealth skills? Chatham now offers an affordable, online Certificate of Completion in Telehealth. The certificate can be completed in just four courses (12 credits). In addition, the credits earned through the certificate can be applied to completion of your full Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics (MHI) degree.Learn About MHI : Checkerboard 1 - Telehealth Certificate of Completion
Why Earn a Graduate Certificate of Completion?
Most industries these days require that employees gain new skillsets, but it's not always the right time to pursue a graduate degree. Certificates of completion allow students to increase expertise (and value to their employer) in a quantifiable way at what is often a lower cost and lower time commitment than a formal degree.
Stepping Stone to Master's Degree
In addition to its immediate benefits, certificates of completion can also be a stepping stone into a Master's degree. Students completing a certificate can easily transfer their credits into the MHI program, gaining familiarity with the instructors and general material that make for an exceptionally smooth graduate experience.
SARA-Approved Participating Institution
Due to federal regulation, all universities offering distance education programs and practicum experiences in states other than their own must receive authorization or be a SARA-approved institution. Chatham University is a SARA-approved institution.SARA-Approved Institutions : Checkerboard 4 - SARA-Approved Participating Institution
The MHI program is an Approved Education Partner of HIMSS (Health Information Management System Society). Chatham’s program has met the rigorous standards set by HIMSS to design, create, and deliver quality health information and technology education.