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BIME 800 Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

BIME 700 Master’s Thesis

Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

BIME 600 Independent Study/Research

Individual readings or study, including independent study in preparation for doctoral examinations, research, etc. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

BIME 598 Special Topics in Biomedical and Health Informatics

Readings, lectures, and discussions pertaining to a significant biomedical and health informatics problem or an emerging issue. Topics vary.

BIME 591 Biomedical and Health Informatics Research Colloquium

Provides forum for extensive interactive research discussions. Format is round table with short presentations and long facilitated discussion amongst students and core BHI faculty. Both students and faculty present. Topics primarily research focused (ongoing and proposed research.), but also journal articles, current topics of debate, and other. Credit/no-credit only.

BIME 590 Selected Topics in Biomedical and Health Informatics

Computers and information technology are improving and changing healthcare education, research, and clinical practice. Informatics faculty and researchers from the UW and affiliated institutions present their research findings as well as discuss their views of national developments in their respective disciplines. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.

BIME 581 Telehealth Systems and Applications

Prepares consumers, managers, and researchers of telehealth systems through guided exploration into the components of such systems. Introduces challenges and opportunities facing designers and managers of telehealth and remote healthcare delivery networks. Offered: jointly with NSG 540.

BIME 570 Health Sciences Information Needs, Resources, and Environment

Characteristics of users of health sciences information; health professionals, researchers, consumers and patients; environments (academic health sciences centers, hospitals, clinics, and public libraries); evaluation of information resources in health care; types and uses of health information management systems; policy issues, professional standards, education, and certification. Offered: jointly with LIS 528.

BIME 554 Biomedical Information Interactions and Design

Introduction to theoretical frameworks and research methodologies that underpin the study of human-information interactions and the design of biomedical information systems to support them. Emphasis on understanding informational needs and specifications that drive the design of health information systems.

BIME 550 Knowledge Representation and Applications

Defines knowledge representations and explores how knowledge presentations and ontologies are used in the semantic web and why these issues are important for biomedical informatics application builders. Uses a research focus to explore foundational theoretical issues and choices facing application builders.