|Description:||Medical Informatics (MI) is the study of theoretical aspects of information science specific to the understanding of biomedical data, information and knowledge and to the practical application of information technologies in health systems, aimed at improving aspects related to safety, effectiveness, efficiency, equity and availability of healthcare services. The Master’s degree course in MI is designed to prepare students to work as administrators and consultants for Health information systems, project managers for Health Information Systems or researchers in the field of Health Informatics, working in particular with decision support systems, e-Health, medical image and signal processing, IT security, and more.|
Understand the diverse medical terminology and health services processes and organization with emphasis to the Portuguese National Health Service. Learn the fundaments of medicine (intervenient, normal and disease concepts, clinical method and decision), health systems and current healthcare providing. Management and coding of clinical information and production of indicators.
This course aims to discuss health information exchanges (HIEs) between clinical and public/population health data systems, to discuss the main categories and HIT standards and to discuss the standards harmonization process.
This unit aims to empower the students with necessary knowledge and skills to use modern methods of probabilistic reasoning for biomedical problems, more specifically regarding theory and practice of Bayesian networks for interdependencies exploration and clinical decision support.
Provide the students with knowledge and skills to select, design and manage health information systems and electronic health records
Provide the students with comprehensive knowledge of development and scientific research in medical informatics.