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HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Health Informatics

at George Mason University


May 23, 2013


Presented by

Dr. Janusz Wojtusiak

Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator

jwojtusi@gmu.edu


HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

George Mason University



Public University in Virginia



New
President Dr.
Ángel

Cabrera



Over 32,000 Students



Over 2,600 Faculty Members



178 Majors



13 Colleges



3 Campuses
(Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William)




HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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College of Health and Human Services

Dean: Dr. Thomas
Prohaska




Over 5,000 Students



6 Departments



School of Nursing






Goals and Objectives

Through the integration of research and
education, the College of Health and
Human Services prepares students to be
leaders in their professions, organizations,
and communities.

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Dean CHHS

Assoc Dean

Budget and Planning

Associate Dean


Research & Program

Evaluation


Senior Associate Dean

Academic Affairs


Director CHPRE

Assistant Dean

Student Affairs


Associate Dean CHHS and

Director School of Nursing


Chair, Health

Admin & Policy

Chair, Global &

Community Health

Chair,

Social Work

HAP Faculty

GCH Faculty

SW Faculty

Director of

Development

Assistant Dean

Undergraduate Division

Assistant Dean Doctoral

Studies Division

Assistant Dean Master’s/
Post Master’s Division

Director of Operations

and Budget

Director CCID

Director DSHI

Assoc Director

Alum Outreach/

Publications

Assistant Dean

Academic Outreach


Chair, Nutrition
& Food Studies

NFS Faculty

Chair,
Rehabilitation
Science

RS Faculty

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Department of Health
Administration and Policy (HAP)



Education
:
Prepare aspiring professionals to work as
administrators, managers, informatics specialists and
policy analysts across healthcare policy and health and
human service delivery systems.



Research
:
Contribute to basic and applied knowledge on
effective health administration, organization, regulation
and financing of public and private health care systems.



Innovation
:
Foster managerial and technical innovation,
quality improvement and public accountability.


HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Health Administration and Policy

Health Administration

Master of Health
Administration (MHA),
Health Systems
Management

Executive Management

Physician Practice Management

Risk Management & Patient Safety

Graduate Certificates

Physician Practice Management

Public Health Leadership &
Magmt
.

Quality Improvement and Outcomes

Management

Bachelor of Science, Health
Administration, Health Systems
Management Concentration

Health Informatics

Master of

Health

Informatics

Graduate

Certificate in

Health Informatics

Bachelor of Science,

Health

Administration,

Health Informatics

Concentration

Undergraduate

Minor in Health

Information

Technology

Health Policy

Master of Science in
Health and Medical
Policy

Graduate Certificate
in Health Policy

Health and Social
Policy Undergraduate
Minor

Senior Housing Administration

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu



GMU Health Informatics
program is offered in
the Department of
Health Administration
and Policy, in
collaboration with the
Volgenau

School of
Engineering.

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Main HI Faculty


Farrokh

Alemi
, PhD (adjunct)


Phan

Giang
, PhD, graduate adviser


Hamid Jalal (adjunct)


Hua

Min, MD, PhD, undergraduate adviser


Priya

Nambisan
, PhD, graduate adviser


Syed
Tirmizi
, MD (adjunct)


Sorina

Madison, PhD (adjunct)


Janusz Wojtusiak, PhD, Coordinator and
graduate adviser

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

o
Collaboration between HAP & VSE


o
Prepares future health information
systems specialists, managers, and
consultants


o
34
-
36 Total Credit Hours for M.S.

o
15
-
18 Total Credit Hours for Certificate

o
Two certificate tracks: general HI

and BIG DATA


Health Informatics, M.S. and Graduate Certificate


chhs.gmu.edu/hap/ms
-
hi.html

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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o
Covers electronic information system
management, data integrity & healthcare
databases

o

Prepares future information specialists in
a variety of health care organizations

o
Part of
STEM+H


o
120 Total Credit Hours for B.S.

o
18 Total Credit Hours for Minor


Health Informatics, B.S. Concentration and Minor


chhs.gmu.edu/hap/bs
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ha
-
hi.html

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PROGRAM

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Health Informatics, B.S. Concentration


chhs.gmu.edu/hap/bs
-
ha
-
hi.html



General education (50 credits)


Written Communication, Oral Communication, Quantitative Reasoning, Information Technology,
Literature, Arts, Natural Science, Western Civilization, Global Understanding, Social Science
,
Survey of Accounting, Health Professions
Careers, Medical
Terminology



Health informatics concentration
(
70 credits
)


Introduction to Public Health, Health Care Delivery in the United States, Healthcare Ethics,
Healthcare Law, Introduction to Health Information Systems, Health Databases, Human
Resources Management in Healthcare, Process Improvement in Healthcare Organizations,
Introduction to Health Services Research, Health Data Standards, Information Technology
Project Management, Internet and Web Technology Applications for Healthcare, Privacy and
Security in Health Informatics, Integration of Professional Skills and Issues, Pre
-
Internship
Seminar, Health Administration Internship, CHHS Electives, General Electives

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Research Collaboration and Support



Health Informatics Learning Lab (HILL)




Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics (CHPRE)




Machine Learning and Inference Laboratory (MLI)




Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics (
DSHI
)




Center for Health Information Technology









HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Health Informatics Research

o
Decision Support

o
Artificial Intelligence and
Machine Learning

o
Natural Language Processing

o
Electronic Medical Records

o
Personal Health Records

o
Online Health Communities


o
Health Terminologies and
Ontologies

o
Health Data Standards and
Information Exchange

o
Privacy and Security

o
Healthcare Data Mining and
Data Warehouses


HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Web: hi.gmu.edu

Future

Home

HEALTH INFORMATICS

PROGRAM

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Contact Information

Valerie Bartush

Manager

HAP Department

vbartush@gmu.edu

Dr. Hua Min

Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Advisor

hmin3@gmu.edu

CHHS Admission Office

703
-
993
-
1901

chhs.gmu.edu/admissions

Dr. Janusz Wojtusiak

Assistant Professor

HI Program Coordinator

jwojtusi@gmu.edu

hap.gmu.edu hi.gmu.edu