Health Care Management — Health Information Systems Concentration
The MBA Health Information Systems Concentration, is part of the M.B.A. in Health Care Management degree, which is designed for working adults seeking to advance to a senior managerial position in the health care industry.
The concentration is designed to develop or enhance the students’ expertise in the planning, development, and implementation of health information systems. Students will focus on how health information systems can improve the delivery of health care with the latest methods and technologies for the collection, organization, use and evaluation of health care information.
This concentration empowers MBA health care students to create business value through information systems. The alignment of business and IT strategies as a source of competitive advantage and mission fulfillment is the focus of this concentration. Completion of this concentration will provide students with an understanding of the interoperability of healthcare information systems, the benefits and barriers associated with electronic health records systems, and the emerging use of distance medicine.