Health Informatics Forum Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Welcome to the Health Informatics Forum Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

This MOOC is comprised of 20 courses each with a number of narrated Flash lectures and a series of online class discussions.

The MOOC is completely free to access and participate in but there are no certificates of completion or other qualifications at the end.

The course materials have been developed by Columbia University, Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Oregon Health and Science University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham through a $10 million grant from the ONC and released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License which is why we are able to use the materials in this MOOC. The authors and developers of each component are listed on the component home pages.

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    I have completed my graudation in 2008 in BSC (biotech, microbiology and chemistry) from India and right now im in canada working as techinical support analyst (level1).. I'm planning to do Masters in health informatics in Canada.. waterloo is offering online masters couse, is this course good? and what kind of jobs i will get ? 



  • Thanks MR. Chris Paton ,

    Are there any textbooks which you advice for these courses?
    Could you give the members a acertificates for the course attandanc?

  • I want to get into this Healthcare Informatics field but i am a non-IT guy, listening to this MOOC lectures on Information and computer sciences will make me enable to perform the responsibilities of Healthcare informatics guy or do i need to spend 2 to 3 years in having an IT degree to get any entry level job in this field in India

  • Hi Narinder, you might want to check out this thread about jobs in India:

  • What is the scope of Healthcare Informatics jobs in India?

  • Hello, where can I find the power point slides for the lectures so far???

  • Dear Derek

    you can use software so called "start transfer 7"

  • I enjoyed the tutorials on the Epi Info version 7. I want to know if i can transfer data from a data analysis software to another.

    example, from SPSS to Epi Info. If yes, how do I go about it.

  • Saludos , interesante propuesta esperamos que podamos compartir esta valiosa experiencia.

    Greetings, interesting proposal we hope that we share this valuable experience.

    Thanks for the support.

  • Wonderful courses, great materials

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