Upon completion of this module, the student will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the innovative technologies used in healthcare research.
  2. Discuss the possible societal implications of technologies used in healthcare research (policy/legal, ethical, cultural).
  3. Explain current issues/challenges associated with a current or emerging technology with applications in healthcare research.

Module ReadingsRequired Readings:

  • Shortliffe, E.H., & Cimino, J.J. (2014). Biomedical informatics: Computer applications in healthcare and biomedicine.  (Links to an external site.)Springer.
    • Chapter 26:  Clinical Research Informatics
  • Panesar, A. (2019). Machine Learning and AI for Healthcare : Big Data for Improved Health Outcomes (Links to an external site.). Apress.
    • Chapter 1:  What is Artificial Intelligence
    • Chapter 6:  Ethics of Intelligence (Optional – but a great resource for ethical issues)
  • Pankajavalli, P. B., & Karthick, G. S. (2020). Incorporating the Internet of Things in healthcare applications and wearable devices (Links to an external site.). IGI Global.
    • Chapter 14:  Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Analytics in IoT-based Healthcare Applications