Intro to Network Technology in Healthcare, Plain & Simple

Learn the basics of networking, security, standards and the important role they play in healthcare operations.

Did you ever want someone to explain to you, in non-technical terms the basic concepts behind networks and how to keep them secure though encryption?    Did you ever wonder how networks can make the workflow of our hospitals more efficient?  Did you ever wonder why many healthcare computer systems do not talk with each other?  If so, this is the course for you.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the difference between connectivity and interoperability..
  • Learn how to “code” messages so that they are secure.
  • Become familiar with networking standards.

Course Content

  • Course –> 11 lectures • 53min.

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Did you ever want someone to explain to you, in non-technical terms the basic concepts behind networks and how to keep them secure though encryption?    Did you ever wonder how networks can make the workflow of our hospitals more efficient?  Did you ever wonder why many healthcare computer systems do not talk with each other?  If so, this is the course for you.

Network technology if implemented correctly have the potential of making healthcare processes more efficient and maximizing patient and user experience. If implemented incorrectly, they can wreak havoc.

Learn the basic concepts behind Networks and how and why they work as they do.

 

  • Interoperability
  • Encryption
  • Standards
  • Workflow
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

This course includes:

  • Video lectures walking you through the various aspects of networking
  • Quiz to test your retention
  • Significant number of resources to do a deeper dive into his topic.

Whether you are new to the healthcare profession or looking to advance your career in healthcare or are an established healthcare professional eager to learn more about the potential of this new technology, this course is perfect for you. The course is targeted for those unfamiliar with technical jargon but still wanting to learn about this new technology and its application to healthcare organizations.

My approach to teaching is a very pragmatic one explaining difficult concepts in an “easy to understand” format.  This and my other courses are founded on my 35 years experience in the healthcare industry growing my career from development engineer through president.  It is also based on my 15 years teaching business and healthcare at the graduate level at 2 Universities.

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