This free online course is a survey of how healthcare and public health are organized and services delivered in the US.  It covers public policy, relevant organizations and their interrelationships, professional roles, legal and regulatory issues, and payment systems.  It also addresses health reform initiatives in the US.

This course is designed for IT professionals with little or no experience of healthcare.

The course is comprised of 37 online lectures and takes about 50 hours to complete.

This course was authored by Oregon Health and Science University and funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT - see credits for more details.

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Careers in Health Informatics

Dr Chris Paton

This e-Seminar will cover how to develop your career in Health Informatics.


The seminar is hosted by Dr Chris Paton, a digital health researcher at Oxford University and Editor of the Health Informatics Forum. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics and the UK Faculty of Clinical Informatics and worked as a medical doctor in the NHS and New Zealand before specialising in Clinical Informatics research at Oxford University. Dr Paton is Associate Editor for Sage Digital Health and BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journals.

Tuesday 11th December 2018

7-8pm GMT, 2-3pm EST