General lecture to introduce health informatics, the lecture will be presented into 2 parts.
Part 1: will covers:
Introduction to Health Informatics
Definition of Health informatics, The History of Health Informatics
List the reasons behind the need for health informatics
The subtypes of health informatics Aspects of health informatics ( e.g.. Electronic Health Record EHR).
Part 2: Electronic Health Record status in the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
Successful EMR system implementations in Saudi Arabia Challenges and barriers to the adoption of EHR systems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Introductory online interactive session for all healthcare providers to learn more about health informatics and their applications in healthcare.
At the end of the lecture participants will learn to:
- Define health informatics
- Recognize the importance of health informatics
- Know applications of health informatics in Saudi Arabia