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Department of Engineering Technology

Medical Informatics Technology

Coordinator
Dr. David J. Lubliner
Room:  GITC 2105
Telephone:  973.596.2878
E-mail: lubliner@njit.edu (preferred)

Laboratory
Room: GITC 2520
Telephone: 973.596.3296

Introduction

Medical Informatics Technology is the intersection of Health Care and Computer Technology.  It is the study of how health data is; collected; stored and communicated, security of medical data, medical expert systems, Human Computer Interface (HCI) research,  how data is used for administration and clinical decision making and how computers and telecommunication technology can be applied to support those processes.

A minimum of 64 semester hour credits is required in:

  • Unified Calculus or Business Calculus
  • Science: Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • Humanities/ Social Science/ Medical Ethics
  • Physical Education
  • Accounting/Economics/Business
  • Introduction to Object Oriented programming
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pharmacology
  • Introductory Data Base course

      (Some of these courses can be completed while enrolled in the program)

  • Operating Systems (DOS, Windows, UNIX)
  • Database Concepts
  • File Organization and Files Processing
  • System Development

Concentrations and Curricula

The Medical Informatics Technology program allows flexibility in the choice of technical electives (see Curriculum)