Welcome to a world where software development and technology meet with healthcare to create more efficient patient care facilities and safer communities.
This is Health Informatics at Sault College.
The 1-year Health Informatics program teaches you how to develop and use technologies to meet the demands of healthcare organizations. Learn how to leverage data and critical patient information to facilitate healthcare delivery and decision making.
Learn key professional skills in:
- Electronic medical records
- Automated voice transcription
- Digital imaging concepts
- Admission discharge transfer (ADT) messaging and workflow
- Billing technologies
- Communication regulations surrounding personal data
Requirements & Program Information
Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent. A diploma or degree in a health-related field degree is an asset.
Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.
The laddering opportunities would be from Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree programs into the Graduate Certificate.
The list of these programs at Sault College is as follows:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
- Practical Nursing Diploma
- Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma
- Information Technology Diploma
Graduates will be prepared for positions in health care organizations to lead or assist with health information and/or technology projects as the: clinical or IT Manager; the Health Technology Leader; Clinical Informatics Specialist; or Health Technology Education Specialist.
Fees & Costs
These fees are for the 2023-2024 academic year (year 1 of study), and are subject to change. Please visit your Student Portal to view your Schedule of Fees.
Program Coordinator: Rodney Martin, (705) 759-2554 ext 2646, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Joshua McColeman, (705) 759-2554 ext 2600, email@example.com
September and January intakes are available for this program. Please contact the Registrar`s Office for further information.