BIME 530 Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics (3)

Provides an overview of the field from diverse perspectives. These perspectives are then used to look at some challenges for the field as a whole. The overview includes: a) motivations to engage in BHI, b) biomedical context of BHI, c) evolution of concepts in BHI, d) frameworks for BHI training, and e) cultural and philosophical context of BHI. The challenges explored include: a) driving problems, forces, and politics of importance to BHI, b) successes and failures of BHI, c) making sense of information, d) representing information, and e) standards.