Unit 2: Principles of Quality and Safety for HIT

This unit is designed to introduce the learner to the magnitude of the problem of medical error in the US. The health care system and the role of the learning in helping to make our system safer is explored. Emphasis is placed on how the science of safety can be applied to health care and the impact of system factors on patient safety. Three principles of safe design are introduced (eliminate steps, create independent checks. and learn from mistakes).



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