Prof. Peter Szolovits
Prof. Gil Alterovitz
HST.950J / 6.872
Analyzes computational needs of clinical medicine reviews systems and approaches that have been used to support those needs, and the relationship between clinical data and gene and protein measurements. Topics: the nature of clinical data; architecture and design of healthcare information systems; privacy and security issues; medical expertsystems; introduction to bioinformatics. Case studies and guest lectures describe contemporary systems and research projects. Term project using large clinical and genomic data sets integrates classroom topics.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Szolovits, Peter, and Gil Alterovitz. HST.950J Biomedical Computing, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/health-sciences-and-technology/hst-950j-biomedical-computing-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA