Partnership Programs

Kaiser-OHSU Informatics Course

The goal of the Kaiser-OHSU Informatics Course is to provide a detailed overview of clinical informatics to those who work at the interface of healthcare and information technology (IT). The course also aims to provide an entry point for those wishing further study (and/or career development) in the field. It provides a broad understanding of the field from the vantage point of those who implement, lead, and develop IT solutions for improving health, healthcare, public health, and biomedical research. It provides up-to-date details on current events in the field, including the “meaningful use” of electronic health records specified by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. The course also covers important emerging topics in the field, such as healthcare data analytics, patient engagement, and personalized/precision medicine.

The course is delivered online through online and in-person activities. The main instructor for the course is William Hersh, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University. Those completing the course who desire further education may optionally take the final exam for the course and enroll in the OHSU Graduate Program in Biomedical Informatics.

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AMIA - OHSU 10x10 Certificate in Biomedical Informatics

Providence - OHSU

The Providence - OHSU Informatics Program is a unique partnership between Providence Health system and OHSU's Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology (DMICE). The program addresses the need for a greater understanding of medical informatics by operational hospital and clinical personnel at Providence Health System. The program is designed in modules, which can be studied online, both within the hospital setting and at home to fit the schedules of employees.

Registration now open for the Winter 2014 session.

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Portland State University - OHSU 3+2

Portland State University and Oregon Health & Science University offer an accelerated, collaborative degree program in Biomedical Informatics. Designed for high-achieving Freshmen, students in this program combine Portland State and OHSU courses to receive both a B.S. Computer Science degree and a Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics degree at the end of five years.

Learn more about the Portland State University - OHSU Informatics program.