Essentials of Healthcare Informatics Workshop

The three-day course on Essentials of Health Informatics is aimed at giving participants, especially new entrants to the field of health informatics, a general introduction to the many facets of ICT applications in healthcare. The lectures will cover the deployment of ICT systems in healthcare settings, decision-making in patient care, standards and interoperability issues, patient data privacy and security and other challenges associated with ICT implementation in the healthcare enterprise. There will also be a Course Project on health informatics, in which the participants will work in teams and give a presentation at the end of the course.


This course is conducted jointly with Gateway Consulting, which offers consultancy and niche training in areas of health informatics (including data analytics), biostatistics, research methods, epidemiology and medical demography. Gateway Consulting has been in operation since 2006 and is founded by Dr KC Lun, a retired NUS, NTU and Duke-NUS professor with over 40 years of teaching experience at university levels who is also a former president of the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA).



The Essentials of Health Informatics Course will enable participants to:

  • Learn how ICT systems impact healthcare practice, delivery and outcomes
  • Understand how to develop, implement, manage and evaluate IT solutions to advance healthcare delivery and practice so as to improve patient outcomes
  • Appreciate the issues, problems and challenges of deploying ICT solutions in healthcare
  • Gain insights into career opportunities for health informatics specialists in healthcare settings

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22, 23 and 24 March 2017
9AM – 5PM daily
Held at SIT@SP Building (510 Dover Road, Level 5, Singapore 139660)

Course fee: $1,800 (nett)
(Up to 100% subsidy available, more information below)



  • IT professionals working or interested in working in healthcare;
  • Clinical, medical, nursing and other healthcare-related professionals interested in applications of ICT in healthcare;
  • IT industry business leaders and managers dealing with ICT systems and solutions in healthcare;
  • Senior administrators and policy makers involved in organizations transformation initiatives in ICT systems in healthcare;
  • Research scientists working on IT-based, healthcare-related projects;
  • Individuals interested in career opportunities in health informatics.

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This course has been endorsed by IDA for CITREP+ 2016. Singapore citizens who are self-sponsored or who are non-government company-sponsored will be eligible for 70% reimbursement of the Course fee. Students or NSFs will receive up to 100% subsidy. Singapore citizens who are self-sponsored can utilize all or part of their SGD$500 SkillsFuture Credit to partially offset the course fee.

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