NLX 464 - Informatics, Process Improvement, and Value in Health Care

3 credits ( 3 didactic hours )

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice - 4.0 credits ( 4.0 didactic hours )
  • Masters - Leadership Program - Clinical Nurse Leader - 3.0 credits
  • Masters - Leadership Program - Health Care Organization Management and Leadership - 3.0 credits


This course prepares students for practice in organizations characterized by automation, performance improvement, outcome measurement and public transparency. Course content addresses information technology and application; work process design and improvement; and outcome targeting and measurement. Students meet with designated information technology professionals who demonstrate relevant computer applications and highlight their organizational value. They gain experience in linking organizational objectives to performance indicators and acquire skill in the design and implementation of models through which to evaluate outcomes against performance indicators. In addition, DNP students will work on quality improvement and population health analytics projects during the course of the semester.

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