Public Health Informatics and Telehealth
Date: On Demand
Duration: 3 Days
Public Health Informatics is the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research and learning. Public health has always been about disease surveillance and management, particularly the identification of major disease outbreaks. This course examines need and support for Public Health Informatics, identify resources available to assist in disaster or crisis communication, examine key issues with respect to information and communication technology for populations and healthcare providers, and discuss implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes. This course also discusses Telehealth as it has the unique capability of achieving health equity by crossing temporal, social, and geographical barriers to healthcare.
This course is part of Professional Certificate in Informatics and Advanced Professional Certificate in Digital Health Informatics.
Course will enable participants to:
- Define Public Health Informatics.
- Examine need and support for Public Health Informatics.
- Identify resources available to assist in disaster or crisis communication.
- Examine key issues with respect to information and communication technology for populations and healthcare providers.
- Discuss implications of Public Health Informatics to improve patient and population outcomes.
- Identify telehealth applications and discuss issues pertaining to the practice of telehealth.
Who Should Attend
- Health Informatician
- Diploma Holder
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Assoc Prof Danny Poo
Assoc Prof Danny Poo brings with him 35 years of Software Engineering and Information Technology and Management experience. A graduate from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), England, Dr Poo is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, National University of Singapore. Prior to joining the University, Dr Poo was with the System Operations at DBSBank, Singapore.
A Steering Committee member of the Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference, Dr Poo is actively involved in Information Management and Healthcare Analytics research. A well-known speaker in seminars, Dr Poo has conducted numerous in-house training and consultancy for organizations, both locally and regionally. Dr Poo is the author of 5 books on Object-Oriented Software Engineering, Java Programming language and Enterprise JavaBeans.
Dr Poo notable teaching credentials include:
- Data Strategy
- Data StoryTelling
- Data Visualisation
- Data Analytics
- Machine Learning
- Data Management
- Data Governance
- Data Architecture
- Capstone Projects for Business Analytics
- Software Engineering
- Server-side Systems Design and Development
- Information Technology Project Management
- Health Informatics
- Healthcare Analytics
- Health Informatics Leadership.
- Deutsche Bank
- Standard Chartered Bank
- ST Electronic
- Monetary Authority of Singapore
- Infocomm Development Authority
- National Library Board
- Ministry of Manpower
- Nanyang Technological University
- Nanyang Polytechnic
- National University Hospital.
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes
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Course Fee Breakdown
Singapore Citizens39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen40 years old or older