Innovation in Health Sciences   

In the current global climate, technology plays a major role in everyday life, particularly education and healthcare. This course introduces how technology is utilized in acquisition, analysis and protection of health information necessary for improving quality and efficiency of healthcare. The course also provides an overview of three key areas that influence current healthcare delivery; using technology and electronic resources in accessing information from medical literature; ‘design thinking’ as a problem-solving approach used to stimulate innovation; and the role of ‘social media’.