Bachelor of Digital Health (Honours) - 595
- Learn and apply information technology principles including software development, networking, operating systems, user interface design and databases to the field of digital health.
- Integrate and leverage digital health devices to provide and improve patient care.
- Utilize information technology to provide efficiency improvements to the health system.
- Apply digital health principles to the Canadian Healthcare system with an emphasis on the systems, supports, and tools used in the province of Ontario.
- Focus on patient safety, personalized health delivery, self-management and behavior modification.
- Apply research methods and statistics in a final-year applied research capstone project.
What you will learn:
- Design and development of health informatics solutions.
- Application of technology to the design and implementation of digital health systems.
- Measurement tracking and improvement of health through devices, sensors and wearables.
- Use of data analytics principles to produce data visualizations and build predictive models of disease transmission and treatment outcomes to inform decision making.
- Policies pertaining to privacy and security of personal health information and records including the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), and The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
- Cloud computing and the processing of large health-related datasets.
- Health system standards, integration and interoperability.
- Telehealth and virtual care systems for safe and efficient remote patient monitoring and interactions.
- Utilization of digital health technologies for remote care, health delivery and patient self-management.
- Management of healthcare records, systems and processes.
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Fall 2020 program delivery
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees for the new Bachelor of Digital Health (Honours) will be posted Spring, 2021.
Completion of the OSSD (or equivalent) with a minimum of six (6) University (U) or university/college (M) courses:
- Grade 12 English (U-level)
- Grade 12 Mathematics (U-level) MCV4U (Calculus and Vectors) or MHF4U (Advanced Functions)
- Grade 12 Science (U-level)
- 3 additional high school elective credits (level U or M)
The grade in each of the required courses must be 70% or higher
The average of all six courses required must be 70% of higher
- ICS4U /ICS4C/ICS4M - Computer Science
Instructor led labs that will demonstrate the theory.￼
Participate in simulation labs where you will utilize the latest digital health devices
Complete a capstone project that will allow you to demonstrate your skills in Mohawk’s new Digital Health Lab.
- 1 four-month work placement experience is required. Students may have an opportunity for a second placement.
- Learn from, and collaborate on, projects with our mHealth & eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC) group
To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning.
Your future career options:
- Clinical Systems Analyst
- Information Systems Analyst
- Computer Programmer
- Application Developer
- Data Integrity Analyst
- Database Architect
- Information Privacy Coordinator
- Health Records Technician
- Health Systems Specialist
- Project Manager
- Health IT Consultant
Where you could work
- Provincial Government & Public Health
- Research Institutions
- Medical Clinics
- Information Technology
Program of Studies
Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.
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