Program Description Health care is transforming with the development of information and communication technologies. There are new ways of accessing and sharing information that impacts the health organization, the health care providers, and the consumer. Any individuals who are in a leadership or information technology position within health care will be interested in this program. A graduate of the Health Informatics program at Sault College will reliably demonstrate the ability to: Assess organizational requirements for health information system technologies (HIST). Formulate change strategies to implement appropriate health information systems technologies (HIST) within the health-care setting. Develop, implement, and evaluate health information management practices, policies and processes to support client care, organizational goals, operations, and regulatory compliance. Apply business and system analysis techniques to evaluate the effectiveness of health information systems technologies within a health-related setting. Integrate relevant standards and professional, ethical and legislative requirements with the appropriate health information system technologies. Synthesize relevant local, national and global health care and health information management issues, trends, and evolving technologies to support health information systems and processes. Design training and education for the effective use of HIST throughout an organization. Communicate effectively and professionally to promote inter-professional collaboration across the organization.