MIT HST.S14 Health Information Systems, Spring 2012

The goal of this course is the development of innovations in information systems for developing countries that will (1) translate into improvement in health outcomes, (2) strengthen the existing organizational infrastructure, and (3) create a collaborative ecosystem to maximize the value of these innovations. Created by MIT OpenCourseWare.

Average Course Length

20 hours

Skill Level


Pick a lesson

1: Translational Research and Advocacy
2: Design and Impact of Health Information Systems
3: Overview of Quality Improvement
4: Health Systems Research
5: Process Improvement Theory and Application
6: Innovation and Adoption of New Practices
7: WHO Safe Surgery and Safe Childbirth Checklists
8: What is Quality and Why Should We Measure It?
9: Patient Safety in Resource-Poor Settings
10: Organizational Change: Positive Deviance
11: The Millenium Global Village-Network
12: A Perspective on Monitoring and Evaluation