The Georgetown Difference
Why choose Georgetown University?
Health Informatics & Data Science
Health Informatics is the field concerned with the optimal use of information, often aided by technology, to improve individual health, healthcare, public health
Example courses include: Utilizing data in electronic medical records (HIDS 503), AI for health applications (HIDS 506) and Digital Health applications (HIDS 507), and Human Factors Engineering, Usability and Safety (HIDS 508)
Graduates from the program will be ready to take on roles such as Health data scientist, Health business analyst, EHR data manager, Health technology consultant, Nurse informatician, and other related positions.
Employment for people with health information management and analytics skills is growing at the rate of 23% each year.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics
61% of health technology product developers and service providers have position vacancies within their company as per a recent survey.
According to the 2017 Health Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Leadership and Workforce Survey