Introduction to Health Informatics for Community Care Professionals (Intermediate)

Introduction to Health Informatics for Community Care Professionals (Intermediate)


Course Overview


At the end of this course, participants will be able:

  1. Learn how IT and Infocomm systems impact healthcare practices, deliveries, and outcomes
  2. Understand how IT solutions are developed, implemented, and managed to advance healthcare delivery and practice and to improve patient outcomes
  3. Understand clinical workflow, processes, and interoperability standards used in health information systems
  4. Know the issues, problems, and challenges of deploying IT solutions in healthcare



The course is designed to provide participants with an introduction to the many facets of IT as applied in the healthcare environment. It begins with a definition of the term Healthcare Informatics, discusses the various types of Health Information Systems, and covers topics related to the implementation of IT in the healthcare settings including decision-making in patient care, clinical workflow, network infrastructures, standards, and interoperability issues, patient data privacy and security.



  1. Definition of Health Informatics
  2. Various Types of Health Information Systems
  3. Decision-making in healthcare
  4. Clinical Workflow
  5. Network Infrastructure and Databases
  6. Standards and Interoperability
  7. Patient Data Privacy and Security


Please Note:

A minimum of 75% attendance will be required for you to complete the programme and receive your certificate.

Target Participants

Healthcare practitioners, administrators, managers and care providers

Course Details

Date/ Time

16 – 18th February 2021

7 – 9th July 2021

9:00 AM to 5:30 PM


Center for Health Informatics

21 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Icube Building, #03-40

Singapore 119613

Course Trainers

KWSH is delivering the course in partnership with the Centre for Health Informatics, National University of Singapore – School of Computing.

Danny Chiang Choon Poo

Associate Professor, NUS

Dr. Danny Chiang is an associate professor in NUS with over 36 years of experience. He has a doctorate in philosophy and a master of science in computing from the University of Manchester. His area of specialization includes health informatics and data analytics. His key skills include teaching and consulting on the application and deployment of health informatics, software engineering, and data analytics. He has been teaching, training, and consulting for healthcare professionals in the areas of health informatics, health informatics leadership, and healthcare analytics.

Lek Hsiang Hui

Lecturer, NUS

Mr Lek Hsiang Hui is a lecturer in NUS with over 14 years of experience, and has a PHD and a bachelor’s in computer engineering from NUS. His area of specialization includes natural language processing, analytics and software engineering. He has conducted various analytics courses to undergraduates and to professionals.

Course Fees: $3600.00 (excluding GST)

Prevailing course fee subsidy at 90% for Singaporeans/ PRs and 45% for foreign staff working in eligible community care organizations.

Please register for the course via AIC Learning Management System (LMS 2.0).

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Contact us:

(65) 6422-1300