A graduate-level course introducing healthcare professionals to healthcare information system life-cycles. The course will take a detailed look at the process of systems planning, analysis, design and implementation within the healthcare environment. The concepts are taught in a manner that allows the skills learned to be applied to any discipline with the organization. The course is designed to give healthcare professional a practical understanding of the steps to successful systems delivery and its importance to a successful organization. Skills learned in this course will enable the student to work effectively with and support the information systems planning effort in order to ensure better system that align with the IS, clinical and business objectives.