News archive 2001
New MSc in Healthcare Informatics21 Aug 2001, PR 21/01
A new MSc in Healthcare Informatics, the application of information technology to the organisation and delivery of healthcare, will be offered by the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, King’s College London, from 1 October 2001.
The MSc is a joint development between the Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine and the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust. It aims to give broad, advanced education and training in the field of healthcare informatics, and can be taken full-time over one year, or on a part-time basis over two years.
The course is designed for graduates in science, medicine and related professions such as nursing, radiography, pharmacology, physiotherapy and medical laboratory science, as well as therapists, managers, IT professionals and others working in the health service.
Topics include Healthcare Data & Electronic Records; Evaluation Methods & Data Management; Economics, Management & IT Strategy; Quality, Standards & the Law; Biomedical Signals, Imaging & Modelling; E-Learning & E-Healthcare.
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King's College London is the fourth oldest university in England with more than 13,700 undergraduates and nearly 5,600 graduate students in nine schools of study based at five London campuses. It is a member of the Russell Group: a coalition of the UK's major research-based universities. The College has had 24 of its subject-areas awarded the highest rating of 5* and 5 for research quality, demonstrating excellence at an international level, and it has recently received an excellent result in its audit by the Quality Assurance Agency.
King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, international relations, medicine, nursing and the sciences, and has played major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA. It is the largest centre for the education of health care professionals in Europe and is home to five Medical Research Council Centres – more than any other university.
King's is in the top group of UK universities for research earnings, with income from grants and contracts of more than £114 million, and has anannual income of more than £369 million.
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