Medical informatics is a specialized field of computing that looks at the use of technology to improve healthcare. It covers data and information management, computer-based and mobile-based health systems. Successful use of technology in healthcare requires understanding users and careful management of health information. This seminar will cover a wide range of concepts such as privacy, security, usability, implementation, adaptation and the impact of health related systems on communities in both developed and developing countries.
The seminar will feature oral presentations. Various topics will be proposed to the participants and they will be required to choose one topic, research and give a presentation about it. A written report on the chosen topic will also be requested.