MET CS 580 Health Informatics

On Campus Prerequisites: MET CS 570 Biomedical Sciences and Health IT or instructor consent by demonstrating comparable knowledge of Health Sciences and Fundamentals of IT.
Online Prerequisites: MET CS 570 Biomedical Sciences and Health IT or instructor consent by demonstrating comparable knowledge of Health Sciences and Fundamentals of IT.
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective
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Description: This course presents the technological fundamentals and integrated clinical applications of modern Biomedical IT. The first part of the course covers the technological fundamentals and the scientific concepts behind modern medical technologies, such as digital radiography, CT, nuclear medicine, ultrasound imaging, etc. It also presents various medical data and patient records, and focuses on various techniques for processing medical images. This part also covers medical computer networks and systems and data security and protection. The second part of the course focuses on actual medical applications that are used in health care and biomedical research. [ 4 cr.]