Digital Health Transformation Course


Help lead the digital health transformation by deepening your knowledge of the strategic path toward sustainable healthcare delivery for global populations. Interactive self-paced modules in this course allow you to explore in detail the concepts that facilitate digital health transformation.

Building on the HIMSS global network and well-established suite of maturity models, you will learn about strategic pathways to advance digital health, including the person-enabled digital health ecosystem; digital infrastructure and interoperability; analytics; governance, leadership and policy; and workforce capacity building. 

Accelerating Digital Health Transformation Globally: A Comprehensive and Systematic Overview was developed by internationally recognized thought leader Anne Snowdon, PhD., FAAN, RN, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Academic Chair of the World Health Innovation Network (WIN) and HIMSS Executive Director of Clinical Research. The series of ten learning modules builds knowledge and leadership competency required to advance and accelerate digital health transformation globally.

Hosted on the HIMSS learning management system, the course offers continuing education hours. Learners have six months from date of purchase to complete all course requirements. Approximate seat time is ten (10) hours. Participants receive a certificate of completion for each module completed and a final certificate of completion for completing all ten modules.

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Competency areas include:

  1. Digital Health Ecosystem
    • Digital Health Information Systems and Technologies
    • Privacy and Security
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
    • Digital Infrastructure and Interoperability
    • Digital Maturity Assessment
  2. Person-Enabled Health
    • Population Health
    • Citizen Driven Informatics
    • Virtual Healthcare Delivery Models
    • Patient Generated Data and Consumer Perception
  3. Measurement and Improvement
    • Data Science, Clinical and Business Intelligence, and Analytics
    • Clinical Outcomes
    • Stakeholder Satisfaction
    • Compliance and Adherence
    • Economic Assessment
    • Program Planning and Evaluation
    • Sustainability
  4. Strategy, Governance, and Organizational Management
    • Operational Management (including Workforce)
    • Policy, Regulations, Legislation and Ethics
    • Leadership
    • Strategy
    • Health Equity and Inclusion

Learning Objectives

  • Illustrate the ways digital infrastructure improves productivity, access, efficiency and performance of health systems to support and strengthen the health and wellness needs of global citizens
  • Identify components required for digital connectivity to the formal healthcare system that enables integration with the informal healthcare system of consumers
  • Describe new therapeutic technologies and treatments required for digital infrastructure that enable care delivery models to document outcomes based on uniquely personalized care while increasing patient safety and communication/collaboration among clinical staff
  • Explain ways that the formal healthcare system can fully assess the value of new approaches and treatment modalities to unique populations
  • Illustrate why the digital infrastructure will be a key requirement for global health systems to offer health services that are accessible, efficacious, and equitable in order to advance health and wellness outcomes and sustainable, high performing health system outcomes
  • Recognize that digital health transformation offers health systems a strategy to progress towards economic sustainability


  • HIMSS Organizational Affiliate Member | $345.00 USD
  • HIMSS Member* | $425.00 USD
  • Non-Member | $510.00 USD

*excludes Chapter only and Digital only members

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